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Comparative Studies on Special Education

Bell, Sheena, McPhillips, Therese & Doveston, Mary (2011).  How do teachers in Ireland and England conceptualise dyslexia?.

Charema, John (2010).  Inclusive education in developing countries in the sub-saharan Africa: from theory to practice

Hamaidi, Diala, Homidi, Moayyad & Reyes, Luis V. (2012).  International Views of Inclusive education: a comparative study of early childhood educator’s perceptions in Jordan, United Arab Emirates, and the United States of America.

Hardin, Belinda J. (2011).  A Cross-cultural comparison of services for young children with disabilities using the ACEI Global Guidelines Assessment.

Kritzer, Jeffrey B. (2012).  Comparing special education in the United States and China.

Kuyini, Ahmed Bawa & Mangope, Boitumelo (2011).  Student teachers’ attitudes and concerns about inclusive education in Ghana and Botswana

Nagano, Mayumi & Weinberg, lois A. (2012).  The Legal framework for inclusion of students with disabilities: a comparative analysis of Japan and the United States.

Norwich, Brahm (2009).  Dilemmas of difference and the identification of special educational needs/disability: international perspectives.

Wah, Lee Lay (2010).  Different strategies for embracing inclusive education: a snap shot of individual cases from three countries.

Worrell, Jamie L. & Taber, Mary (2009).  Special education practices in China and the United States: what is to come next?

Analysis and Development of Psycho-Educational Assessment for Exceptional Children; Psycho-educational assessment for Children with Special Needs

Cook, Bryan G., Tankersley, Melody & Landrum, Timothy J. (2009).  Determining evidence-based practices in special education.

Shannon, Patrick; Tappan, Christine (2011).  Identification and assessment of children with developmental disabilities in child welfare.

Sze, Susan (2009). Learning style and the special needs child.

Weyant, Lisa L., Fulton, Katherine M, Schepman, Steve B., Verdi, Genevieve R. & Wilson, Kimberly G. (2009).  Assessment of teacher and school psychologist knwledge of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

Psychology of Exceptional Children

Rafferty, Lisa A. & Raimondi, Sharon L. (2009).  Self-monitoring of attention versus self-monitoring of performance: examining the differential effects among students with emotional disturbance engaged in independent Math practice.

Seminar on the Developmental Variations in Cognitive and Psychosocial Nature of Children with Special Needs

Sazak-Pinar, Elif & Guner-Yildiz, Nevin (2013).  Investigating teachers’ approval and disapproval behaviors towards academic and social behaviors of students with and without special needs.

Advanced Curriculum Development & Evaluation in Special Education; Curriculum Development for Children with Special Needs

Ayres, Kevin Michael (2012).  Reconciling ecological educational planning with access to the common core: putting the cart before the horse?: A response to Hunt and McDonnell.

Cook, Bryan G. & Odom, Samuel L. (2013).  Evidence-based practices and implementation science in special education.

Hunt, Pam; Mcdonnell, John; Crockett, Margret A. (2012). Reconciling an ecological curricular framework focusing on quality of life outcomes with the development and instruction of standards-based academic goals

Jitendra, Asha K. (2013).  Understanding and accessing standards-based mathematics for students with mathematics difficulties.

Karvonen, Meagan, Wakeman, Shawnee Y. & Browder, Diane M. (2011).  Academic curriculum for students with significant cognitive disabilities: special education teacher perspectives a decade after IDEA 1997.

Li, Alison Man-Ching, Tse, Andrew Chung-Yee & Lian, Ming-Gon John (2009).  The “Same” Project: achieving “One Curriculum for All” in Hong Kong.

Smith, Bethany R., Spooner, Fred, Jimenez, Bree A. & Browder, Diane (2013).  Using an early science curriculum to teach science vocabulary and concepts to students with severe developmental disabilities.

Wolffe, Karen & Kelly, Stacy M. (2011).  Instruction in areas of the expanded core curriculum linked to transition outcomes for students with visual Impairments

Instructional Supervision & Leadership in Special Education Schools

Callahan, Kevin; Shukla-Mehta, Smita; Magee, Sandy; Wie, Min (2010).  ABA Versus TEACCH: the case for defining and validating comprehensive treatment models in autism.

Frost, Lea Anne; Kersten, Thomas (2011).  The Role of the elementary principal in the instructional leadership of special education.

Losen, Daniel J.; Gillespie, Jonathan (2012).  Opportunities suspended: the disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school.

McHatton, Patricia Alvarez; Boyer, Naomi R.; Shaunessy, Elizabeth (2010).  Principals’ perceptions of preparation and practice in gifted and special education content: are we doing enough?.

Nichols, Joe; Dowdy, Alana; Nichols, Cindy (2010).  Co-teaching: an educational promise for children with disabilities or a quick fix to meet the mandates of No Child Left Behind?

Pennington, Robert; Strange, Connie; Stenhoff, Don (2012).  Leave the running shoes at home: addressing elopement in the classroom.

Sanzo, Karen; Clayton, Jennifer; Sherman, Whitney (2011).  Students with special needs, reading education, and principals: bridging the divide through instructional leadership.

Shelden, Debra L.; Angell, Maureen E.; Stoner, Julia B. (2010).  School principals’ influence on trust: perspectives of mothers of children with disabilities.

Simmons, Kate D.; Carpenter, Laura Bowden; Dyal, Allen; Austin, Sheila; Shumack, Kellie (2012).  Preparing secondary special educators: four collaborative initiatives.

Taylor, D. Bruce; Ahlgrim-Delzell, Lynn; Flowers, Claudia (2010).  A Qualitative study of teacher perceptions on using an explicit instruction curriculum to teach early reading skills to students with significant developmental disabilities.

Case Analysis and Decision Making Models in Special Education

Ratliffe, Katherine T.; Sanekane, Cindy (2009).  Conductive education: benefits and challenges.

Shepherd, Katharine; Salembier, George (2011).  Improving schools through a response to intervention approach: a cross-case analysis of three rural schools.

Solomon, Benjamin G.; Klein, Suzanne A.; Hintze, John M.; Cressey, James M.; Peller, Sarah L. (2012).  A meta-analysis of school-wide positive behavior support: an exploratory study using single-case synthesis.

Financial Management in Education in Special Education Schools

Alberta Education (2009).  Special education coding criteria 2009/2010: ECS to Grade 12 mild/moderate (including gifted and talented) severe.

Aron, Laudan; Loprest, Pamela (2012).  Disability and the education system.

Coleman, Peter (2011).  Special education 2000 policy: our leaky home?.

Gibbs, Greg K.; Gembar, Sarah E. (2010).  The Quiet crisis continues.

Forlin, Chris; Sin, Kuen-fung (2010).  Developing support for inclusion: a professional learning approach for teachers in Hong Kong.

Koepke, Gloria; Kupczynski, Lori; Holland, Glenda (2011).  Instructional expenditures and dropout rates of special populations in Texas high schools.

Levenson, Nathan (2011).  Academic ROI: what does the most good?

Levenson, Nathan Thomas  (2012).  Boosting the quality and efficiency of special education.

Montana Office of Public Instruction (2009).  Special education report to the Board of Public Education.

Osborne, Allan G., Jr.; Russo, Charles J. (2010).  Attorney fees, school boards, and special education.

Phillips, Ron (2010).  Forgotten and ignored: special education in first nations schools in Canada.

Schachter, Ron (2012).  Seeking saving in special ed.

Walsh, Tracey Spencer (2012) .  Meeting their needs.

Independent Studies Five (5) Cases in Special Education

Al-Shammari, Zaid; Daniel, Cathy; Faulkner, Paula; Yawkey, Thomas D. (2010).  Improving inappropriate social behavior of autistic students using the LISTEN intervention strategy.

Belland, Brian R., Glazewski, Krista D. & Ertmer, Peggy A. (2009).  Inclusion and problem-based learning: roles of students in a mixed-ability group.

Craig, Kristi-Lynn (2010).  A Historical analysis of special education services in conservative christian schools since 1950

Nind, Melanie; Flewitt, Rosie; Payler, Jane (2011).  Social constructions of young children in ‘special’, ‘inclusive’ and home environments.

Santaangelo, Tanya (2009).  Collaborative problem solving effectively implemented, but not sustained: a case for aligning the sun, the moon, and the star.

Smith, Theresa Marie; Thomas, Kimberly; Dow, Katherine (2009).  The Effect of an educational program for persons with macular degeneration: a pilot study.

Seminar on Advanced Psychology of Human Learning

Hardin, Belinda; Mereoiu, Mariana; Hung, Hsuan-Fang; Roach-Scott, Marisa (2009).  Investigating parent and professional perspectives concerning special education.

Panerai, Simonetta, Zingale, Marinella, Trubia, Grazia, Finocchiaro, Maria, Zuccarello, Rosa, Ferri, Raffaele & Elia, Maurizio (2009).  Special education versus inclusive education: the role of the TEACCH Program.

Ying-Ting Huang; Ososkie, Joseph; Tsu-Hsuan Hsu (2011).  Impact on marital and sibling relationships of Taiwanese families who have a child with a disability.

Creativity and Giftedness

Coleman, Mary Ruth; Hughes, Claire E. (2009).  Meeting the needs of gifted students within an RtI framework.

Gray, Rebecca; McCallum, R. Steve; Bain, Sherry K. (2009).  Language-reduced screening for giftedness

Hockett, Jessica A. (2009).  Curriculum for highly able learners that conforms to general education and gifted education quality indicators

Laine, Sonja (2010).  The Finnish public discussion of giftedness and gifted childre.

Margrain, Valerie (2010).  Narratives of young gifted children.

Milligan, Julie; Neal, Gwen; Singleton, Jacques (2012).  Administrators of special and gifted education: preparing them for the challenge.

Moran, Seana (2010).  Changing the world: tolerance and creativity aspirations among American youth.

Reilly, Timothy S. (2009).  Talent, purpose, and goal orientations.

Renzulli, Joseph S. (2011).  What makes giftedness.

Health Care Practitioners Symposia Series : Cross – Professional Partnerships for Children with Special Needs

Bowman, Janet; Butcher, Ruth; Dolby, Sue (2011).  Respite care needsa for families of children with life-limiting conditions.

Breen, Lauren; Wildy, Helen; Saggers, Sherry (2011).  Challenges in implementing wellness approaches in childhood disability services: views from the field.

Eun Kyoung Choi; Yong Ju Lee; Il Young Yo (2011).  Factors associated with emotional response of parents at the time of diagnosis of down syndrom.

Fereday, Jennifer; Oster, Candice; Darbyshire, Philip (2010).  Partnership in practice: what parents of a disabled child want from a generic health professional in Australia.

Giangreco, Michael F., Prelock, Patricia A. & Turnbull, H. Rutherford, III. (2010).  An Issue hiding in plain sight: when are speech-language pathologists special educators rather than related services providers?.

Jegatheesan, Brinda (2009).  Cross-cultural issues in parent–professional interactions: a qualitative study of perceptions of Asian American mothers of children with developmental disabilities.

McConnellogue, Sheila (2011).  Professional roles and responsibilities in meeting the needs of children with speech, language and communication needs.

Matziou, V.; Galanis, P.; Tsoumakas, C.; Gymnopoulou, E.; Perdikaris, P.; Brokalaki, H. (2009).  Attitudes of nurse professionals and nursing students towards children with disabilities. Do nurses really overcome children’s physical and mental handicaps?.

Randall, Duncan; Hill, Ann (2012).  Consulting children and young people on what makes a good nurse.

Rose, Richard; Howley, Marie; Fergusson, Ann; Jament, Johnson (2009).  Mental health and special educational needs: exploring a complex relationship.

Smitley, Michelle G.; Waldman, H. Barry; Perlman, Steven P.; Ocanto, Romer A. (2009).  Latin American and Caribbean dental schools: teaching about special needs.

Stanley, Summer G. (2012).  Children with disabilities in foster care: the role of the school social worker in the context of special education.  

Sutton, Julie (2011).  Promoting effective interventions for sleep problems.

Issues and Problems in Special Education : Special Topics in Special Education

Berry, Ann B.; Petrin, Robert A.; Gravelle, Maggie L.; Farmer, Thomas W. (2011).  Issues in special education teacher recruitment, retention, and professional development: considerations in supporting rural teachers.

Didden, Robert, Scholte, Ron H.J., Korzilius, Hubert, De Moor, Jan M.H., Vermeulen, Anne, O’Reilly, Mark, & Lancioni, Giulio E. (2009). Cyberbullying among students with intellectual and developmental disability in special education settings.

Wise, Nancy (2011).  Access to special education for exceptional students in French immersion programs: an equity issue.

Wolf, Patrick J.; Witte, John F.; Fleming, David J. (2012).  Special education and the Milwaukee parental choice program. SCDP Milwaukee evaluation report #35.

Sign Language for Children with Communication Disorders

Deonna, Thierry; Prelaz-Girod, Anne-Claude; Mayor-Dubois, Claire; Roulet-Perez, Eliane (2009).  Sign language in Landau-Kleffner syndrome.

Dye, Matthew W. G.; Hauser, Peter C.; Bavelier, Daphne (2009).  Is visual selective attention in deaf individuals enhanced or deficient? The case of the useful field of view.

Masonh, Kathryn; Rowley, Katherine; Marshall, Chloe R.; Atkinson, Joanna R.; Herman, Rosalind; Woll, Bencie; Morgan, Gary (2010).  Identifying specific language impairment in deaf children acquiring British Sign Language: Implications for theory and practice.

Moyle, Jayne; Stokes, Stephanie F.; Klee, Thomas (2011).  Early language delay and specific language impairment.

Quinto-Pozos, David; Forber-Pratt, Anjali J.; Singleton, Jenny L. (2011).  Do developmental communication disorders exist in the signed modality? Perspectives from professionals.

Trief, Ellen; Bruce, Susan M.; Cascella, Paul W.; Ivy, Sarah (2009).  The Development of a universal tangible symbol system

Wankoff, Lorain S. (2011).  Warning signs in the development of speech, language, and communication: when to refer to a speech-language pathologist.

Teaching Strategies for a typical learner (Teaching Strategies for Children with Special Needs, Prescription Teaching: A Clinical Approach to Special Education)

Al-Hroub, Anies (2010).  Programming for mathematically gifted children with learning difficulties.

Baker, Scott K.; Chard, David J.; Ketterlin-Geller, Leanne R. ; Apichatabutra, Chanisa; Doabler, Christian (2009).  Teaching writing to at-risk students: the quality of evidence for self-regulated strategy development.

Chard, David J.; Ketterlin-Geller, Leanne R. ; Baker, Scott K.; Doabler, Christian; Apichatabutra, Chanisa (2009).  Repeated reading interventions for students with learning disabilities: status of the evidence.

Collins, Belva C.; Karl, Jennifer; Riggs, Leah (2010).  Teaching core content with real-life applications to secondary students with moderate and severe disabilities.

Currier, Suzanne; Shields, Julie; Chesman, Jodi; Langsam, Fred; Langsam, Jonathan; Strauss, Heathe (2012).  RAP coaching with teachers.

Erickson, Karen A.; Hatch, Penelope; Clendon, Sally (2010).  Literacy, assistive technology, and students with significant disabilities.

Griffiths, Eve (2009).

Gürür, Hasan; Uzuner, Yıldız (2010).  A Phenomenological analysis of the views on co-teaching applications in the inclusion classroom.

Hudson, Melissa E.; Browder, Diane; Wakeman, Shawnee (2013).  Helping students with moderate and severe intellectual disability access grade-Level text.

Kantavong, Pennee; Sivabaedya, Suwaree (2010).  A Professional learning program for enhancing the competency of students with special needs.

Kearns, Devin M. & Fuchs, Douglas (2013). Does cognitively focused instruction improve the academic performance of low-achieving students.

Kennedy, Michael J.; Wexler, Jade (2013).  Helping students succeed within secondary-level STEM content.

Kinga, Gillian, Petrenchik, Law, Mary & Hurley, Patricia (2009).  The Enjoyment of formal and informal recreation and leisure activities: a comparison of school-aged children with and without physical disabilities.

Morrissey, Kelly L.; Bohanon, Hank; Fenning, Pamela (2010).  Positive behavior support.

Panerai, Simonetta; Zingale, Marinella; Trubia, Grazia (2009).  Special education versus inclusive education: the role of the TEACCH program.

Rix, Jonathan; Hall, Kathy; Nind, Melanie; Sheehy, Kieron; Wearmouth, Janice (2009).  What pedagogical approaches can effectively include children with special educational needs in mainstream classrooms? A systematic literature review.

Seok, Soonhwa; DaCosta, Boaventura; Kinsell, Carolyn (2010).  Computer-mediated intersensory learning model for students with learning disabilities.

Villanueva, Mary Grace; Hand, Brian (2011).  Science for all: engaging students with special needs in and about science.

Wedell, Klaus (2009).

Zhang, Kaili Chen (2011).  Let’s have fun! Teaching social skills through stories, telecommunications, and activities.

Introduction to Special Education Nature Theories and Concepts

Finkel, Ed (2011).  New directions for special ed.

Scull, Janie; Winkler, Amber M (2011).  Shifting trends in special education.

Program Modification

Clarke, Paula (2011).  Diagnosing autism spectrum disorders: a lifespan perspective.

Daniels, Amy M.; Rosenberg, Rebecca E.; Law, J. Kiely; Lord, Catherine; Kaufmann, Walter E.; Law, Paul A. (2011).  Stability of initial autism spectrum disorder diagnoses in community settings.

Dollaghana, Christine A.; Horner, Elizabeth A.; Oetting, Janna (2011).  Bilingual language assessment: a meta-analysis of diagnostic accuracy.

Ghosh, Shuvo; Rezazadeh, Shohreh M. (2011).  Consultation with pediatricians in the management of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

Gray, L.; Ansell, P.; Baird, G.; Parr, J. R. (2011).  The continuing challenge of diagnosing autism spectrum disorder in children with down syndrome.

Koyama, Tomonori; Inokuchi, Eiko; Inada, Naoko; Kuroda, Miho; Moriwaki, Aiko; Katagiri, Masatoshi; Noriuchi, Madoka; Kamio, Yoko (2010).  Utility of the Japanese version of the checklist for autism in toddlers for predicting pervasive developmental disorders at age.

Lenne, Brydan Sarah; Waldby, Catherine (2011).  Sorting out autism spectrum disorders: evidence-based medicine and the complexities of the clinical encounter.

Robertson, Holly R.; Feng, Guoping (2011).  Annual Research Review: Transgenic mouse models of childhood-onset psychiatric disorders.

Simmons, Clayton (2009).  Autism nation.

Tylenda, Barbara; Brogan, Deirdre T. (2011).  More than numbers: Intelligence testing with the intellectually disabled.

Uzieblo, Katarzyna; Winter, Jan; Vanderfaeillie, Johan; Rossi, Gina; Magez, Walter (2012).  Intelligent diagnosing of intellectual disabilities in offenders: food for thought.

Early Intervention Programs for Children with Special Needs

Bocala, Candice, Mello, Daniel & Reedy, Kristin (2009).  Features of state response to intervention initiatives in northeast and islands region states.

Olsen, Sue; Fiechtl, Barbara; Rule, Sarah (2012).  An Evaluation of virtual home visits in early intervention: feasibility of “virtual intervention”.

Remediation Approach to Children with Learning Disabilities

Fuchs, Lynn S.; Powell, Sarah R.; Seethaler, Pamela M. (2010).  A Framework for remediating number combination deficits.

Cowden, Peter A. (2010).  Reading strategies for students with severe disabilities.

Communication Disorders Among Children with Special Needs

Anderson, Carolyn (2011).   Developing professional learning for staff working with children with speech, language and communication needs combined with moderate-to-severe learning difficulties.

Cunningham, Michele; Purdy, Suzanne C.; Hand, Linda (2010).  Working with children with specific communication disorders.

Didden, Robert; Sigafoos, Jeff; Korzilius, Hubert; Baas, Astrid; Lancioni, Giulio E.; O’Reilly, Mark F.; Curfs, Leopold M. G. (2009).  Form and function of communicative behaviours in individuals with Angelman syndrome.

Johnson, Carla J.; Beitchman, Joseph H.; Brownlie, E. B. (2010).  Twenty-year follow-up of children with and without speech-language impairments.  

Low, Hui Min; Lee, Lay Wah (2011).  Teaching of speech, language and communication skills for young children with severe autism spectrum disorders.  

Marshall, Chloë R.; Messaoud-Galusi, Souhila (2010).  Developmental disorders of language and literacy: special issue.

Miller, Carol A. (2011).  Auditory processing theories of language disorders: past, present, and future.

Nippold, Marilyn A. (2012).  Different service delivery models for different communication disorders.

Paul, Rhea; Roth, Froma P. (2011).  Characterizing and predicting outcomes of communication delays in infants and toddlers: implications for clinical practice.

Peets, Kathleen F. (2009).  The Effects of context on the classroom discourse skills of children with language impairment.

Quinto-Pozos, David; Forber-Pratt, Anjali J.; Singleton, Jenny L. (2011).  Do developmental communication disorders exist in the signed modality.

Scott, Lisa (2009).  Helping stutterers.

Skeat, J.; Eadie, P.; Ukoumunne, O.; Reilly, S. (2010).  Predictors of parents seeking help or advice about children’s communication development in the early years.

Zeedyk, M. Suzanne; Davies, Cliff; Parry, Sarah (2009).  Fostering social engagement in Romanian children with communicative impairments.

Montessori Approach to Children with Special Needs

Kayili, Gokhan & Ari, Ramazan (2011).  Examination of the effects of the Montessori method on preschool children’s readiness to primary education.

Kester, Liesbeth & Kirschner, A. (2010).  Effects of fading support on hypertext navigation and performance in student-centered e-learning environments

Lockhorst, Daan, Wubbels, Theo & van Oers, Bert (2010).  Educational dialogues and the fostering of pupils’ independence: the practices of two teachers.

Ultanir, Emel (2012).  An Epistemological glance at the constructivist approach: constructivist learning in Dewey, Piaget and Montessori.

Teaching Children with Behavioral Problem

Alter, Peter; Brown, E. Todd; Pyle, Jeffrey (2011).  A Strategy-based intervention to improve math word problem-solving skills of students with emotional and behavioral disorders.

Blood, Erika; Johnson, Jesse W.; Ridenour, Lindsey (2011).  Using an iPod Touch to teach social and self-management skills to an elementary student with emotional behavioral disorders.

Ducharme, Joseph M.; Shecter, Carly (2011).  Bridging the gap between clinical and classroom intervention: keystone approaches for students with challenging behavior.

Goorix, Katrien; D’Oosterlinck, Franky; Spriet, Eline (2012).  Teach me how to talk.

Green, Katherine B.; Mays, Nicole M.; Jolivette, Kristine (2011).  Making choices: a proactive way to improve behaviors for young children with challenging behaviors.

HONG, LIN; YUFENG, WANG; AGHO, KINGSLEY; JACOBS, JENNIFER (2011).  Preventing behavior problems among elementary schoolchildren.

Jitendra, Asha K.; George, Michael P.; Sood, Sheetal; Price, Kelly (2010).  Schema-based instruction: facilitating mathematical word problem solving for students with emotional and behavioral disorders.

LeGray, Matthew w.; Dufrene, Brad a.; Sterling-Turner, Heather; Joe Olmi, D.; Bellone, Katherine (2010).  A Comparison of function-based differential reinforcement interventions for children engaging in disruptive classroom behavior.

McDaniel, Sara C.; Duchaine, Ellen L.; Jolivette, Kristin (2010).  Struggling readers with emotional and behavioral disorders and their teachers: perceptions of corrective reading.

Oakes, Wendy Peia; Harris, Pamela J.; Barr, Linda Churley (2009).  A Model for supplementing reading instruction for young children with behavioral risk factors.

O’Neill, Linda, Guenette, Francis & Kitchenham, Andrew (2010).  Am I safe here and do you like me?’ Understanding complex trauma and attachment disruption in the classroom.

Rafferty, Lisa A. (2010).    Step-by-step: teaching students to self-monitor.  

Regan, Kelley S. (2009).  Improving the way we think about students with emotional and or behavioral disorders.

Vannest, Kimberly J.; Temple-Harvey, Kimberly K.; Mason, Benjamin A. (2009).  Adequate yearly progress for students with emotional and behavioral disorders through research-based practices.

Seminar on the Accommodating Process for Children with Disabilities

Ashby, Cornelia M. (2010).  Students with disabilities: more information and guidance could improve opportunities in physical education and athletics. Report to Congressional Requesters. GAO-10-519.

Fuchs, Lynn S. & Fuchs, Douglas (2009).  Creating opportunities for intensive intervention for students with learning disabilities.

Leader-Janssen, Elizabeth, Swain, Kristine D., Delkamiller, Julie & Ritzman, Mitzi J. (2012).

Malmgren, Kimber W. & Trezek, Beverly J. (2009).  Literacy instruction for secondary students with disabilities.

Nota, L. & Soresi, S. (2009).  Ideas and thoughts of Italian teachers on the professional future of persons with disability.

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, US Department of Education (2011).  Creating equal opportunities for children and youth with disabilities to participate in physical education and extracurricular athletics.

Owens, Delila, Thomas, Diana & Strong, Laura Ann (2011).  School counselors assisting students with disabilities.

Rule, Audrey C. & Stefanich, Greg P. (2012).  Using a thinking skills system to guide discussions during a working conference on students with disabilities pursuing STEM Fields.

Tsibidaki, Assimina; Tsamparli, Anastasia (2009).  Adaptability and cohesion of Greek families: Raising a child with a severe disability on the island of Rhodes.

Scanlon, David; Baker, Diana (2012).  An Accommodations model for the secondary inclusive classroom.

Guidance in SPED

Bryan, Julia, Day-Vines, Norma L., Griffin, Dana & Moore-Thomas, Cheryl (2012).  The Disproportionality dilemma: patterns of teacher referrals to school counselors for disruptive behavior.

Herbert, James T., Lorenz, Dawn C. & Trusty, Jerry (2010).  Career assessment practices for high school students with disabilities and perceived value reported by transition personnel.

Lochman, John E.; Boxmeyer, Caroline L.; Powell, Nicole P.; Lixin Qu; Wells, Karen; Windle, Michael (2012).  Coping power dissemination study: intervention and special education effects on academic outcomes.

Morgan, Robert L. (2011).  Job matching assessment: Inter-rater reliability of an instrument assessing employment characteristics of young adults with intellectual disabilities.

Pattison, Sue (2010).  Reaching out: a proactive process to include young people with learning disabilities in counselling in secondary schools in the UK.

Roessler, Richard T. & Foshee, Karen (2010).  Impact of occupational instruction on the performance and vocational identity of special education students

Shah, Nirvi (2011).  After special education, students turn to college.

Stephens, Derk, Jain, Sachin & Kim, Kioh (2010).  Group counseling: techniques for teaching social skills to students with special needs.

Thomas, Chippewa M., Curtis, Rebecca S. & Shippen, Margaret E. (2011).  Counselors’, rehabilitation providers’, and teachers’ perceptions of mental and physical disabilities.


Ainscow, Mel & Haile-Giorgis, Memmenasha (1998).  The Education of children with special needs: barriers and opportunities in Central and Eastern Europe.

Codrington, James & Fairchild, Harold H. (2012).  Special education and the mis-education of African American children: a call to action; a position paper of The Association of Black Psychologist.

Fichten, C. S., Ferraro, V., Asuncion, J. V., Chwojka, C., Barile, M., Nguyen, M. N., Klomp, R., & Wolforth, J. (2009). Disabilities and e-learning problems and solutions: an exploratory study.

Gay, Geneva (2002).  Culturally responsive teaching in special education for ethnically diverse students: setting the stage.

Idol, Lorna (2007).  Toward inclusion of special education students in general education: a program evaluation of eight schools.

Inciong, Teresita G. (2007).  Expanding access to education and other opportunities for people with mental retardation.

London. House of Commons.  Education and Skills Committee (2007).  Special educational needs: assessment and funding; tenth report of session 2006–07, report, together with formal minutes.

Martin, Sylvia.  Special education, technology, and teacher education.

National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (1999).  Special educational needs: curriculum issues.

Pacual, Dolores M. & Gregorio, Julieta A. (1988).  A Case study on special education in the Philippines.

Rabinowitz, Stanley, Sato, Eddyn, Case, betsy J. Benitez, Debra & Jordan, Kevin (2008), et al.  Alternate assessments for special education students in the Southwest Region states.

Ysseldyke, Jim, Burns, Matthew K., Scholin, Sarah E., & Parker, David C. (2010).  Instructionally valid assessment within response to intervention.


LD Online

Learning Disabilities Association of America

National Association for Child Development (NACD)

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

Special Education Resources on the Internet (SERI)


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