Emotional Disturbance

NICHCY Disability Fact Sheet 5 (FS5) June 2010 | Links updated, May 2013 Approximately 7 pages when printed.PDF versionThis information in SpanishThe mental health of our children is a natural and important concern for us all. The fact is, many mental disorders have their beginnings in childhood or adolescence, yet may go undiagnosed and untreated for years. (1)We refer to mental disorders using different “umbrella” terms such as emotional disturbance, … [Read more...]

Connecting with the Expertise of Special Education

Updated July 2012 Links checked, January 2013 Special educators have a tremendous amount of expertise to share, especially about individualizing instruction for students with specific kinds of disabilities and taking into account each child's special needs. Take advantage of the knowledge base that's built up over years of providing special education services to children with disabilities, starting with the section below on Special Education Websites. … [Read more...]

Mental Health Resources

Updated February 2013There are many, many organizations and groups that deal with mental health. This page will help you find the one or ones that offer the type of assistance, intervention, or information you're seeking. Also be sure to check the Related Information on the right sidebar!We've organized the information into the following sections:If it's a crisis...NICHCY quick connectionsBe sure to come hereFind mental health servicesMental health … [Read more...]

Behavior at School

November 2009 Links updated, May 2013 Behavior at school. What a gigantic topic, for families and schools alike. NICHCY is pleased to connect you with resources for helping children with disabilities with respect to behavior at school. School presents a unique challenge for children with behavior issues. Teachers need tools to use to help provide support and guidance.  Administrators need methods for creating a positive learning atmosphere … [Read more...]

Research-Based Resources on Specific Disabilities

Resources updated March 2013 Authors Dr. Barbara Smith & Kyrie Dragoo Research Analysts, NICHCY Here's a multitude of educational research connections you might find useful as you plan and deliver services to children with disabilities: Disability research, in general Research on AD/HD Research on Autism Research on Emotional/Behavioral Disturbance Research on Intellectual Disabilities Research on Learning Disabilities  Back … [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...]

Social Skills Interventions with Students with Emotional and Behavioral Problems: A Quantitative Synthesis of Single-Subject Research

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 5 describes the following: Title | Social Skills Interventions with Students with Emotional and Behavioral Problems: A Quantitative Synthesis of Single-Subject Research Author | Mathur, S.R., Kavale, K.A., Quinn, M.M., Forness, S.R., & Rutherford, R.B. Source | Behavioral Disorders, 23(3), 193-201. Year Published | 1998 Abstract Sixty-four single-subject studies examining the effectiveness of social … [Read more...]

Effects of Training Social Competence in Children: A Meta-Analysis of Recent Evaluation Studies

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 42 describes the following: Title | Effects of Training Social Competence in Children: A Meta-Analysis of Recent Evaluation Studies Author | Beelman, A., Pfingsten, U., & Losel, F. Source | Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 23(3), 260-271. Year Published | 1994 Abstract Presents a meta-analytical review of 49 studies, from 1981 to 1990, on the effect of social competence training (SCT) on 3- to 15-year-olds. … [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...]

Children’s Social Problem-Solving Skills, Behavioral Adjustment, and Interventions: A Meta-Analysis Evaluating Theory and Practice

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 29 describes the following: Title | Children's Social Problem-Solving Skills, Behavioral Adjustment, and Interventions: A Meta-Analysis Evaluating Theory and Practice Author | Denham, S.A. & Almeida, M.C. Source | Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 8(4), 391-409 Year Published | 1987 Abstract Meta-analyses of the literature were performed to examine reported relations between children’s … [Read more...]

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