Components of perceived stigma and perceptions of well-being among university students with and without disability experience
- Predicting quality of life of youths after they leave special education high school programs. Heal, Laird W.; Khoju, Madhab // Journal of Special Education;Fall97, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p279
Focuses on predicting the quality of life of students with disabilities after they leave special education high schools in the United States. Construction of three quality-of-life composites; Canonical dimensions labeled in the study; Patterns of quality-of-life variables; Redundancy...
- Psychological factors and academic success of visually impaired college students. Beaty, Lee Alan // Re:View;Fall94, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p131
Reports on the coping ability of handicapped college students from a study conducted by the American Foundation for the Blind. Reasons for academic achievement evaluation problems for enrolled handicapped students; Purpose of the study; Comparison between visually handicapped and nonhandicapped...
- CJH students compete in GEAR contest. // Clarendon Enterprise (TX);4/11/2013, Vol. 24 Issue 15, p9
The article reports on the participation of Clarendon Junior High (CJH) gifted and talented (GT) students in the Get Excited About Robotics (GEAR) program which is coordinated by the Texas Tech University School of Engineering.
- Competencies for Teaching Special-Needs Students. Leyser, Yona // Education Digest;Dec1986, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p54
This article presents information about a survey which analyzes different issues related to teaching special-needs students. Many teachers, administrators, teacher trainers, and academicians have been concerned that regular classroom teachers have not had the kind and level of preparation and...
- Relief is just a motion away. Crawford, Cathlene A.; Crawford, Jon G. // Teaching Exceptional Children;Winter94, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p26
Assesses the recurrent exclusions of students with disabilities from educational institutions and the option of schools to seek preliminary injunctive relief. Implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA); Frequency of lawsuits filed against schools which expel...
- The effects of social skills training on students with exceptionalities. Ciechalski, Joseph C.; Schmidt, Mary W. // Elementary School Guidance & Counseling;Feb95, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p217
Discusses a year-long study to determine the effectiveness of social skills training on peer acceptance, self-esteem, social attraction, and self-confidence of students with disabilities. Participants; Materials; Procedure; Results of study; Determination that social attraction is highly...
- Limpers Need Not Apply. Rosenthal, Elisabeth // New York Times Upfront;9/3/2001, Vol. 134 Issue 1, p8
Details the discrimination of physically disabled students in China. Rejection from entering colleges and universities; Conflict between disability laws and school policies; Prevalence of biases throughout the country.
- A giving experience. Everington, Caroline; Stevenson, Thea // Teaching Exceptional Children;Spring94, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p56
Presents a case study on the use of community service to promote community living skills and integration for individuals with severe disabilities. Psychological importance of the integration of disabled persons into the mainstream society; Project description; Objective of the project;...
- EDITORS' NOTE. // Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Oct2012, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p291
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including physical activity of ninth graders, playing with peers with disabilities and the role of teachers in student motivation.