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Coleman, Mari Beth; Cady, Jo Ann; Rider, Robert A. – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2015
P-12 students who have mobility limitations often face environmental and social barriers that have an impact on educational performance; thus, teachers who work with these students need to have an understanding of these barriers. One potential way for teachers to understand environmental and social barriers is to experience them from a first-hand…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Special Education Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Accessibility (for Disabled)
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Petit, Constance C.; Patterson, Philip P. – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2014
Homebound services involve the delivery of special education in settings other than school sites. Such settings typically include students' homes or hospitals. Most often associated with early childhood special education and with students who are medically or physically fragile, homebound services can also be for those in need of interim…
Descriptors: Home Instruction, Homebound, Special Education, Disabilities
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Heller, Kathryn Wolff; Coleman, Mari Beth; Best, Sherwood J.; Emerson, Judith – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2013
This study examined teachers' knowledge and support when working with students with terminal illness or having experienced a student death. One hundred and ninety teachers of students with physical or multiple disabilities responded to a 40 item questionnaire that was distributed nationally. Results indicated that teachers have greater knowledge…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Familiarity, Terminal Illness, Physical Disabilities
Glimps, Blanche Jackson – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2008
Concerns about American's youth being productive workers, capable leaders and conscientious consumers in a global community are copious. The Committee for Economical Development (2005) reported that youth in the U.S. know little about the world or international issues and how this affects their future, acquire insufficient international skills and…
Descriptors: Global Education, Physical Disabilities, Individualized Instruction, Elementary Secondary Education
McCaleb, Karen Nykorchuk – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2006
The purpose of this study was to determine whether students identified as having brain injury were receiving Section 504 or special education services and, if so, under which disability category were special education services being provided. The participants were parents of students who were enrolled in grades 1-12 during the 2001-2002 school…
Descriptors: Injuries, Brain, Special Education, Related Services (Special Education)
Madaus, Joseph W.; Shaw, Stan F. – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2006
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a civil rights law that applies to all school districts nationwide. Despite its wide coverage, there is a dearth of research on how the law is implemented. This study presents the results of an exploratory investigation of Section 504 practices with 154 special education directors in one…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Federal Regulation, Educational Policy, Disability Discrimination
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Kulik, Barbara J., Ed. – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2003
Two issues of this journal on education and related services for students with physical disabilities contain the following major articles or reviews: "Environmental Effects on Education" (Harold F. Perla); "Using Touch Math for Students with Physical Impairments To Teach and Enhance Beginning Math Skills" (Adrienne L. Duris); "Traumatic Brain…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Cancer, Cerebral Palsy, Delivery Systems
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Heller, Kathryn Wolff; Swinehart-Jones, Dawn – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2003
This article provides information on orthopedic impairments and the unique knowledge and skills required to provide these students with an appropriate education. Information on current practice is provided, as well as training and technical assistance models that can be used to help provide teachers with the necessary training. (Contains…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Assistive Technology, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education
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Sanderson, Laura Dees; Barry, Leasha M. – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2003
Semi-structured interviews were used to assess experiences of three children (ages 8-17) with end stage renal failure, including their perceptions of treatment and side effects, coping strategies, and STARBRIGHT World technology, a program that provides peer support through video conferencing with other children. The benefits of STARBRIGHT are…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Mediated Communication, Coping, Elementary Secondary Education
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Lian, Ming-Gon John; Chan, Hiu Nam Helena – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2003
A study identified major concerns of 23 hospitalized children (grades PreK-9) and their parents, including the interruption of the child's pace of academic study, his/her health condition and fears of medical treatment and therapy, his/her loneliness in the ward, and time management problems. Recommendations for hospital schoolteachers are…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Fear, Foreign Countries, Hospital Personnel
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Kulik, Barbara J., Ed. – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2000
These two journal issues discuss topics relating to the physical and health disabilities of children and adults. The first issue contains the following articles: (1) "Position Statement on Specialized Health Care Procedures," by the Council for Exceptional Children's Division on Physical and Health Disabilities that calls for all…
Descriptors: Adults, Asthma, Cerebral Palsy, Daily Living Skills
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Searcy, Sheri; Lee-Lawson, Carla – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 1997
This article discusses how special education teachers can serve as mentors to parents of children with physical and health disabilities. The benefits of mentoring to both the parent and the mentor are described. The stages that the relationship may go through and potential barriers are also addressed. (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Mentors, Modeling (Psychology), Parent Teacher Cooperation
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Barnes, Stacie B.; Whinnery, Keith W. – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 1997
This article examines the theoretical foundations of the Mobility Opportunities Via Education (MOVE) Curriculum, which is designed to teach sitting, standing, and walking skills to students with physical disabilities. By incorporating natural environment, functional activities, scaffolding, and partial participation, the curriculum enables…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education, Motor Development, Movement Education
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Gordon, Phyllis A.; Feldman, David; Ballard, Ellen M. – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 1998
Discusses the usefulness of team collaboration when working with students with chronic health and/or other disabilities and the manner in which rehabilitation psychologists function in this process. Notes the values and roles of rehabilitation psychology and ways rehabilitation psychologists can enhance the education process for these students.…
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Integrated Services
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Wood, Diane M.; May, Deborah C. – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 1994
This paper describes findings from a survey of the attitudes of 188 special education teachers toward ethical dilemmas surrounding surgery, active and passive euthanasia and the right to die. (Author/PB)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethics, Euthanasia
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