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Baker, Joshua N.; Lowrey, K. Alisa; Wennerlind, K. Ryan – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2018
Since the reauthorization of The Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) in 2008, postsecondary programs that include individuals with intellectual developmental disability have seen a phenomenal increase. In 2015, a National Coordinating Center along with 52 Transition and Postsecondary Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities (TPSID)…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Postsecondary Education, Intellectual Disability, College Students
Hart Barnett, Juliet E.; Gay, Catherine – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2015
The most common chronic neurological condition in children is epilepsy. Because it often occurs in childhood, epilepsy is likely the most common neurological condition encountered by school professionals including teachers. Given the impact that epilepsy can have on academic functioning and specifically on the day-to-day performance of a student…
Descriptors: Seizures, Epilepsy, Student Needs, Special Needs Students
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Lund, Emily M.; Seekins, Tom – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2014
This study assessed the relationship between exposure to classmates with visible impairments in primary and secondary schools with later attitudes toward people with disabilities. Fifty college students (mean age = 20.28 years; 76% female) completed measures assessing the extent and quality of recalled exposure to classmates with disabilities in…
Descriptors: Correlation, Familiarity, Peer Relationship, Elementary School Students
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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)
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Barnes, Karin J.; And Others – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 1997
A study of 611 occupational therapists investigated the impact of inclusion on public school occupational therapy. The respondents indicated that inclusion did impact service delivery and the skills of students with disabilities. Responses to the questionnaire also indicated active involvement in inclusion planning and collaborative intervention…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Inclusive Schools