Citations with the tag: SPECIAL education
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- Lawyer: Michigan special education plans flawed.
Ward, Andrew // Bond Buyer; 10/09/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30248, p34
Focuses on Michigan's billion-dollar funding dilemma concerning special education. Court ruling ordering the state to pay $211 million to plaintiff school districts; Passage of two plans addressing the state's arrearages in special education.
- Inclusion is happening in the classroom.
Haas, Diane // Children Today; 1993, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p34
Comments on the phase of special education known as full inclusion, which began in the 1980s. The Education of the Handicapped Act; The Individuals with Disabilities Act; Full inclusion and the need for support in the form of human and/or fiscal resources; Role of parents.
- Mold a brainy special-ed project.
Haas, Diane // Curriculum Review; Oct96, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p8
Reports that special-ed students at Spring Valley Elementary, Spring Valley, New York completed a project where they created models of the human brain using various materials. Details on the project.
- Special education for school-age children: The nigerian experience.
Usoro, Udo A. // Guidance & Counseling; Mar94, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p20
Outlines the difficulties encountered and progress made in establishing special education programs for school-age children in Nigeria. Inaccessibility to facilities; Information dissemination; Referral service; Components of the Individual Education Program (IEP); Implementation of the national...
- Treatment acceptability: Determining appropriate interventions within inclusive classrooms.
Polloway, Edward A.; Bursuck, William D. // Intervention in School & Clinic; Jan96, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p133
Discusses the likelihood that teachers will accept interventions for adapting instruction and accommodating students with disabilities in the general education classroom. Emphasis on the areas of homework, grading and testing; Treatment acceptability of interventions; Teacher-directed...
- Inclusive classroom management: Using preintervention strategies.
Murdick, Nikki L.; Petch-Hogan, Beverly // Intervention in School & Clinic; Jan96, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p172
Discusses alternative intervention strategies for educational problems in the inclusive classroom prior to evaluating a student for special education placement. Preintervention strategies; Classroom management procedures; Instructional delivery; Reinforcement plan; Classroom rules.
- Linking an apartment school with an elementary school.
Lovitt, Thomas C.; Perry, Leslie // Intervention in School & Clinic; Mar96, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p238
Describes the setting up of a school devoted to special education in an apartment complex in Seattle, Washington. Author's experiences on how they linked their apartment school with an elementary school; Project description; Objectives and aims of the project; Student selection; Curriculum; High...
- Places of change: Special education's power and identity in an era of educational reform.
Kauffman, James M. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Dec94, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p610
Discusses the condition of special education in the United States. Reason for the disintegration of special education; Reforms needed in special education.
- From product to process in curriculum planning: A view from Britain.
Goddard, Alan // Journal of Learning Disabilities; May95, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p258
Discusses the rise of Individualized Education Program (IEP) in Great Britain for use in special education. Problems presented by the behavioral objectives model and its associated IEPs; Introduction of the process model as an alternative; Shift from product to process approach in curriculum...
- Responsible inclusion for students with learning disabilities.
Vaughn, Sharon; Schumm, Jeanne Shay // Journal of Learning Disabilities; May95, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p264
Contrasts responsible with irresponsible inclusion practices for students with learning disabilities. Considering student and family first; Participation of teachers; Development and implementation of models at the school level; Maintenance of a continuum of services. INSET: Flamingo...
- Topical issues education: Teaching controversial or sensitive topics to students with learning...
Leigh, James E.; Huntze, Sharon L. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Jun/Jul95, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p353
Investigates how special education teachers addressed issues with students who have learning disabilities. Subjects not typically addressed in the traditional curriculum in school; Discussion of the topics with students with behavioral disorders; Differences between elementary- and...
- A federal perspective on special education technology.
Hauser, Jane; Malouf, David B. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Sep96, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p504
Examines the changes in special education research and in the use of technology. Analytic research; Emergence of constructivism; Learning from `futures' studies; Planning for the future.
- Learning disabilities occurring concomitantly with linguistic differences.
Ortiz, Alba A. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; May/June97, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p321
Discusses the characteristics of educational environments that facilitates success for culturally and linguistically diverse learners (CLD). Recommendations for adapting referral and assessment processes to better serve CLD students; Consideration of an effective instructional practices;...
- Re-inventing government? Let's re-invent special education.
Audette, Bob; Algozzine, Bob // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Jul/Aug97, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p378
Discusses the problems on special education in the United States. Factors contributing to the failure of the implementation of legislation to meet the learning needs of students with disabilities; Collaboration as a hallmark of school reform; Negative attitudes about students with disabilities;...
- Special education in Russia: Historical aspects.
Malofeev, Nikolai N. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Mar/Apr98, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p181
Focuses on the historical aspects of special education services in Russia. Information on the statistical data on school for special education; Further detailed information.
- Special education: A growing concern.
Golden, Mary Kaye // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 4/25/94, Vol. 41 Issue 17, p1
Reports on progress posted in the area of special education by the state of New York. Growth of student enrollment; Recommendation on the restriction of prekindergarten programs to the severely physically challenged; Containment of costs.
- Special ed parents unhappy with system.
Golden, Mary Kaye // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 8/1/94, Vol. 41 Issue 31, p1
Reports on special education in Long Island, New York. Issues discussed in a public forum organized by the Nassau County Council on Special Education Parent-Teacher Associations; Cost of special education in Long Island; Recommendation to review the Committee on Special Education process.
- Structural equation modeling in special education research.
Moore, Alan D. // Remedial & Special Education; May95, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p178
Discusses the application of structural equation modeling in special education research. Combination of structural and measurement models linking latent and observed variables; Uses of structural equation in theory-based research; Limitations of structural equation modelling's uses.
- Soft modeling and special education.
Pulos, Steven; Rogness, Neal // Remedial & Special Education; May95, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p184
Describes soft modeling with partial least squares (PLS) in special education research. History of soft modeling's conception; Steps involved in applying soft modeling in research; Comparison with education research methods; Forecasts of soft modeling with PLS' applications.
Idol, Lorna // Remedial & Special Education; Jan96, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p2
Editorial. Comments on the grand strides made in the field of special education toward supporting individuals and their rightful places in society, particularly for those challenged with exceptionalities. Transition period from the Piscean Age to the Age of Aquarius; Valuing of the concept of...
- Histories of special education: Stories from our past, insignts for our future.
Smith, J. David // Remedial & Special Education; Jul/Aug98, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p196
Looks at historical research pertaining to special education. Examination of the history of special education; Challenges facing special education; How historical research and scholarship have impacted on the perception of special education.
- Defectives at the world's fair.
Trent Jr., James W. // Remedial & Special Education; Jul/Aug98, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p201
Examines exhibits and discourses about three prominent groups of disabilities at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair in the United States. Number of people that visited the 1904 fair; How the groups were classified; Discussion on how the displays have proposed schemes for special education.
- A tale often told: The early progression of special education.
Winzer, Margret A. // Remedial & Special Education; Jul/Aug98, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p212
Examines the early progression of special education in 17-century England and 18-century France. Why deafness was propelled to prominence in England and France; How the term special education arose; Who special education was initially design for; Perception of disability in the 18-century.
- The legal history of special education.
Yell, Mitchell L.; Rogers, David; Lodge Rodgers, Elisabeth // Remedial & Special Education; Jul/Aug98, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p219
Examines the historical development of special education from the initiation of compulsory attendance laws to the exclusion of children with disabilities in United States during the early 20th century. Discussion on the effects of the Civil Rights Movement on special education; Reference to the...
- Visions of the special class.
Safford, Philip L.; Safford, Elizabeth J. // Remedial & Special Education; Jul/Aug98, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p229
Examines the advent of public school special day classes for children with disabilities during the late 19th century. In-depth look at the special class model used for students with disabilities; Examination of three different visions of the special class; Discussion on the vision of the special...
- Oregon council forms link with Mexican school.
Tama, M. Carrol; Martinez, David // Reading Today; Jun/Jul96, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p8
Reports that the Oregon Reading Association has reached out to the teachers and students of Centro de Integracion Tapalpa in Mexico. Establishment of school for children with special needs.
- Special education certification/recertification for regular educators.
Patton, James M.; Braithwaite, Ronald // Journal of Special Education; Spring90, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p117
Reports on a national study of the nature and extent of special education certification and recertification requirements for regular education teachers in the United States. Pressure or influence from parent groups and advocacy groups; Need on the part of state education agency; Ways of meeting...
Patton, James M.; Braithwaite, Ronald // Journal of Special Education; Summer90, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p255
Presents announcements pertaining to special education topics. Includes a call for papers and presentations from the second annual conference on prenatal drug exposure of the California Association of School Psychologists, Diagnostic Center for Neurologically Handicapped Children and Council for...
- Reform and special education: A mainstream perspective.
McLeskey, James; Skiba, Russell // Journal of Special Education; Fall90, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p319
Opinion. Comments on an analysis of the Regular Education Initiative. Values-based approach to research and the redesign of services; Fear and divisiveness; Metaphor used to describe change in services to students supported by special education; Importance of integration and special...
- The moral cost of retrenchment in special education.
Pugach, Marleen C. // Journal of Special Education; Fall90, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p326
Opinion. Comments on the moral cost of retrenchment in special education. Protection of fiscal resources for special education; Integration and equity issues; Need for reform in special education; Efforts to pull together parents, teachers and administrators in implementing programs where high...
- A framework for ethical deliberation in special education.
Howe, Kenneth R.; Miramontes, Ofelia B. // Journal of Special Education; Spring91, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p7
Characterizes the kinds of perspectives that go into establishing a general framework for ethical deliberation in special education. Relationship between law and ethics; Facts and values; Principle-based ethical theories; Virtue-based ethical theories.
- A third of our youth? A look at the problem of high school dropout among students with mild...
Blackorby, Jose; Edgar, Eugene // Journal of Special Education; Spring91, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p102
Examines the demographic characteristics, information at referral to special education, and school history while in special education of special education dropouts and graduates. Consequences of failing to complete high school; Reasons for failing to complete high school.
- Editorial: Special Education's wake-up call.
Fuchs, Lynn S.; Fuchs, Douglas // Journal of Special Education; Winter92, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p413
Editorial. Comments on special education in the United States as the debate between abolitionists and conservationists continue. Stance taken by the abolitionist group; Arguments raised by conservationists; Unsolved problems facing the field of special education; Symbolic and political...
- Special education students exiting the educational system.
McMillan, Donald L.; Wildaman, Keith F. // Journal of Special Education; Spring92, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p20
Describes the problems inherent in current criteria employed by federal agencies for estimating special education graduation and drop out rates. Changes in reporting categories proposed by the Council of Chief State School Officers and the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES);...
- Who, how, and where: Special education's issues in perpetuity.
Bateman, Barbara D. // Journal of Special Education; Winter94, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p509
Focuses on the population whom special education should serve. Nature of special education; Relationships of special and regular educators; Children with disabilities and regular education fall-out; Gender disproportion; Special education delivery model; Facets of individualization; Placement...
- Comments from a biased viewpoint.
Morse, William C. // Journal of Special Education; Winter94, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p531
Presents a biased advocacy in response to the significant concerns in special education. Impact of Dunn's article; Changes in special education; Rejection of the value of special education; Mutability of individual differences; Importance of caring in special education; Research findings and...
- Special education in China.
Yang, Hanlin; Wang, HongBo // Journal of Special Education; Spring94, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p93
Presents an overview of special education in China. Historical developments; Present laws and regulations; Major achievements; Problems and prospects.
- An exploration of the meaning and practice of special education in the context of full inclusion...
Zigmond, Naomi // Journal of Special Education; Summer95, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p109
Examines the special educational programs of students in integrated models across the United States. Meaning of special education in programs providing full integration for students with learning disabilities (LDs); Focus on students with LD.
- The meaning and practice of inclusion for students with learning disabilities: Themes and...
Baker, Janice M.; Zigmond, Naomi // Journal of Special Education; Summer95, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p163
Identifies common themes and features across five school sites of special education across the United States. Implications of cases for policy and personnel instruction; External versus internal forces of change; Choosing personnel to participate; Designing special education services for...
- Charter schools in Colorado and their response to the education of students with disabilites.
McLaughlin, Margaret J.; Henderson, Kelly // Journal of Special Education; Summer98, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p99
Presents the results of a study which investigated the provisions for special education services in charter schools in Colorado. Information on charter school legislations in Colorado; Highlight of selected special education issues within charter schools in Colorado; What the results of the...
- Critical Issues in Research on Families: Introduction to the Special Issue.
Gersten, Russell; Irvin, Larry; Keating, Tom // Journal of Special Education; Fall2002, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p122
Introduces a series of articles published in the Volume 36 issue of 'The Journal of Special Education.'
- New Jersey project targets special education and professional development.
Kinnaman, Daniel E. // Technology & Learning; Jan94, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p52
Reports on the `Technology, Research, and Inservice for Special Education,' a special education project sponsored by the IBM/EduQuest, the New Jersey State Department of Education and the Toms River Regional Schools. Objectives; Contact information.
Pearce, Mary // Instructor-Intermediate; Sep96, Vol. 106 Issue 2, p81
Presents 12 secrets/steps on making special needs students included in a regular classroom. Management of special needs students; Inclusion as a reality in 13 schools; Teachers' suggestions on students with special needs.
- Abstracts of recent literature.
Edelstein, Joan; Schein, Jerome D. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development; Nov95, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p393
Presents an abstract of the article `Meeting Personnel Training Needs: The Deaf-blind Self-study Curriculum Project,' by Huebner et al, published in the `Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness' in 1995.
- Abstracts of recent literature.
Edelstein, Joan; Schein, Jerome D. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development; Nov95, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p394
Presents an abstract of the article `Teaching Children with Dual Sensory Disabilities in Zimbabwe,' by Wolf-Schein et al, published in the `Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness' in 1995.
- The buck stops here award.
Edelstein, Joan; Schein, Jerome D. // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 11/18/96, Vol. 43 Issue 47, p1
Presents information on the subsidy of special education in New York State. Proposal of the NYS Board of Regents to limit the number of children enrolled in special education; Financial penalties to be faced by enrolling more than 11 percent of students in special education; Cost of special...
- Using nonaversive techniques to reduce self-stimulatory hand-mouthing in a visually impaired and...
Miner, David // Re:View; Winter91, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p185
Describes nonaversive techniques to reduce self-stimulatory hand-mouthing in a visually impaired and severely retarded student. Background information on self-stimulation; Subject; Setting; Meassurement; Interobserver. INSET: Hand-mouthing..
- An array concept and the residential school: A viable, child-centered option.
Miller, William H. // Re:View; Spring91, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p29
Opinion. Stresses the need to refocus the critical elements of special education exclusively upon the child. TASH president Bud Fredericks' contradictory editorials about residential schools for the deaf and/or the blind; Public views on least restrictive environment (LRE); Operational...
- Understanding each other: Families, educators, and physicians.
Morse, Mary T. // Re:View; Summer96, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p81
Focuses on the importance of cooperation between families, educators and physicians in implementing special education legislation in the United States. Comprehensive review of cumulative files of preschool children; School observations; Interviews with involved parents, educators and physicians.
- Is it always appropriate to be developmental? Convergent models for early intervention practice.
Mallory, Bruce L. // Topics in Early Childhood Special Education; Winter92, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p1
Discusses various models of early intervention practice in special education in order to identify the common values that characterize each of them. Inference of convergent principles in the developmental model; Functional model; Biological model.