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Soim, Aida; Lamb, Molly; Campbell, Kimberly; Pandya, Shree; Peay, Holly; Howard, James F., Jr.; Fox, Deborah – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2016
The objectives of this study were to investigate types of supportive school services received and factors related to provision of these services. We conducted a cross-sectional study to describe the school experience of males with Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophies. Study subjects were identified through the Muscular Dystrophy Surveillance,…
Descriptors: Physical Disabilities, Student Needs, Males, Occupational Therapy
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Urso, Annmarie; Rozalski, Michael – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2014
The number of students with special health care needs (SHCN; McPherson, Arango & Fox, 1998) and the frequency of life-threatening health emergencies in schools (e.g., asthma, diabetes, severe allergic reactions, cardiac arrest, seizure disorders), continues to increase. It has become increasingly important for teachers to be trained in…
Descriptors: Health Personnel, Emergency Programs, Student Needs, First Aid
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Coffey, Kenneth; Obringer, S. John – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2009
The purpose of this study was to survey special and regular educators as to their knowledge and attitudes about a newly developed drug for seizure control, Diastat. Recently the administration of this drug by school personnel has been mandated as a related service under IDEA. A total of two hundred schools were surveyed in four different areas of…
Descriptors: Drug Therapy, Seizures, Special Education Teachers, Related Services (Special Education)