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...]

Categories of Disability Under IDEA

 _________________________________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 Categories of Disability under IDEA at the CPIR is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/categories/_________________________________March 2012In PDFIn Spanish … [Read more...]

Autism Spectrum Disorders

_________________________________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 Autism Spectrum Disorders fact sheet at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/autism/_________________________________Fact Sheet 1 (FS1) June 2010 … [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...]

Research Summaries

Re-designed November 2010 Updated January 2013 These days parents, educators, and policy makers are asking what the research evidence has to say about working with children who have disabilities. What classroom strategies, behavioral supports, and other educational interventions have strong foundations in scientific research to inform and guide practice?  This section of NICHCY's website is devoted to summarizing research in special education … [Read more...]

A Meta-Analysis of Intervention Research with Problem Behavior: Treatment Validity and Standards of Practice

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 60 describes the following: Title | A Meta-Analysis of Intervention Research with Problem Behavior: Treatment Validity and Standards of Practice Authors | Scotti, J.R., Evans, I.M., Meyer, L.H., & Walker, P. Source | American Journal on Mental Retardation, 96(3), 233-56. Year Published | 1991 Abstract Used meta-analysis to evaluate standards of practice (SOP) and validity of treatment outcomes in studies … [Read more...]

A Meta-Analysis of Video Modeling and Video Self-Modeling Interventions for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 72 describes the following: Title | A Meta-Analysis of Video Modeling and Video Self-Modeling Interventions for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders Authors | Bellini, S., & Akullian, J. Source | Exceptional Children, 73, 261-284. Year Published | 2007 Abstract This meta-analysis examined the effectiveness of video modeling and video self-modeling (VSM) interventions for children … [Read more...]

A Meta-Analysis of School-Based Social Skills Interventions for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 75 describes the following: Title | A Meta-Analysis of School-Based Social Skills Interventions for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders Authors | Bellini, S., Peters, J., Benner, L., & Hopf, A. Source | Journal of Remedial and Special Education, 28(3), 153-162. Year Published | 2007 Abstract Social skills deficits are a central feature of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). This meta-analysis of 55 … [Read more...]

NOTICE: NICHCY is going away, but its resources are not. Find hundreds of legacy NICHCY publications, as well as our training curriculum on IDEA 2004, in the Center for Parent Information and Resources' Library at http://www.parentcenterhub.org/resources. This website will remain available until September 30, 2014. After that date, web visitors will be automatically redirected to http://www.parentcenterhub.org.