Specific Disabilities

En español | In Spanish NICHCY offers brief, but detailed fact sheets on specific disabilities. Each fact sheet defines the disability, describes its characteristics, offers tips for parents and teachers, and connects you with related information and organizations with special expertise in that disability. Alert! Alert!  Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new … [Read more...]

Other Health Impairment

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of the Other Health Impairment fact sheet at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/ohi/_________________________________NICHCY Disability Fact Sheet 15 … [Read more...]

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD)

Disability Fact Sheet 19 (FS19) Updated February 2013PDF versionEn español | In Spanish__________________________________________________________ Alert! Alert!  Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of this fact sheet on AD/HD at the CPIR is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/adhd/ … [Read more...]

Connecting with the Expertise of Special Education

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Connecting with the Expertise of Special Education at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/speced/_________________________________Updated July 2012 … [Read more...]

Behavior at School

_________________________________Alert! Alert!  Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date.The new address of Behavior at School at the CPIR is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/behavior-atschool/_________________________________ November 2009 Links updated, May … [Read more...]

Research-Based Resources on Specific Disabilities

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Research-Based Resources on Specific Disabilities at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/research-disabilities/_________________________________Resources … [Read more...]

Cognitive and Behavioral Treatment of Impulsivity in Children: A Meta-Analytic Review of the Outcome Literature

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 10 describes the following: Title | Cognitive and Behavioral Treatment of Impulsivity in Children: A Meta-Analytic Review of the Outcome Literature Author | Baer, R.A., & Nietzel, M.T. Source | Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 20(4), 400-412. Year Published | 1991 Abstract Reviewed 36 outcomes studies that used cognitive and/pr behavioral treatment to reduce impulsivity in children. Treatments … [Read more...]

Cognitive Behavior Modification of Hyperactivity-Impulsivity and Aggression: A Meta-Analysis of School-Based Studies

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 59 describes the following: Title | Cognitive Behavior Modification of Hyperactivity-Impulsivity and Aggression: A Meta-Analysis of School-Based Studies Authors | Robinson, R.T., Smith, S.W., & Brownell, M.T. Source | Journal of Educational Psychology, 91(2), 195-203. Year Published | 1999 Abstract Cognitive behavior modification (CBM)* has been used for the past 25 years to mitigate maladaptive behaviors … [Read more...]

A Meta-Analysis of Interventions to Decrease Disruptive Classroom Behavior in Public Education Settings

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 61 describes the following: Title | A Meta-Analysis of Interventions to Decrease Disruptive Classroom Behavior in Public Education Settings Authors | Stage, S.A., & Quiroz, D.R. Source | School Psychology Review, 26(3), 333-68. Year Published | 1997 Abstract Describes a meta-analysis* of 99 studies that used interventions to decrease disruptive classroom behavior in public education settings. Overall, … [Read more...]

The Effects of School-Based Interventions for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Meta-Analysis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 2 describes the following: Title | The Effects of School-Based Interventions for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Meta-Analysis Authors | DuPaul, G.J., & Eckert, T.L. Source | School Psychology Review, 26, 5-27. Year Published | 1997 Abstract A meta-analysis examining effects of school-based interventions for children and adolescents with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) was … [Read more...]

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