Down Syndrome

Disability Fact Sheet 4 (FS4) June 2010 PDF version En español | In Spanish In This Publication... Definition of Down syndrome Incidence Characteristics Help for babies and toddlers Help for school-aged children Health considerations Educating students with Down syndrome For high school students with Down syndrome Tips for parents Tips for teachers Organizations Back to top ___________________________ Definition Down … [Read more...]

Intellectual Disability

NICHCY Disability Fact Sheet 8 January 2011 PDF version En español | In Spanish In This Publication: Matthew's story What is an intellectual disability? What causes an intellectual disability? How common are intellectual disabilities? What are the signs...? How are intellectual disabilities diagnosed? Definition under IDEA Help for babies and toddlers Help for school-aged children Educational considerations Tips … [Read more...]

A Meta-Analysis and Review of Sight Word Research and Its Implications for Teaching Functional Reading to Individuals with Moderate and Severe Disabilities

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 43 describes the following:Title | A Meta-Analysis and Review of Sight Word Research and Its Implications for Teaching Functional Reading to Individuals with Moderate and Severe DisabilitiesAuthor | Browder, D.M., & Xin, Y.P.Source | Journal of Special Education, 32(3), 130-153.Year Published | 1998Abstract Reviewed 48 studies of sight-word research (SWR) from 1980 to 1997 with individuals with disabilities to … [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...]

Effects of Interventions to Promote Self-Determination for Individuals with Disabilities

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 38 describes the following:Title | Effects of Interventions to Promote Self-Determination for Individuals with DisabilitiesAuthor | Algozzine, B., Browder, D., Karvonen, M., Test, D.W., & Wood, W.M.Source | Review of Educational Research, 71(2), 219-277.Year Published | 2001Abstract Self-determination, the combination of skills, knowledge, and beliefs that enable a person to engage in goal-directed, self-regulated, … [Read more...]

The Efficacy of Early Intervention Programs: A Meta-Analysis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 52 describes the following: Title| The Efficacy of Early Intervention Programs: A Meta-Analysis Author | Casto, G., & Mastropieri, M.A. Source | Exceptional Children, 52(5), 417-424. Year Published | 1986 Abstract Meta-analysis techniques were used to statistically combine findings from 74 primary research studies investigating the effectiveness of early intervention with preschoolers with disabilities. … [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 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 Technology-Based Interventions on Academic Outcomes for Youth with Disabilities

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 69 describes the following: Title | The Effects of Technology-Based Interventions on Academic Outcomes for Youth with Disabilities Authors |  Dugan, J.J., Cobb, R.B., & Alwell, M. Source | National Post-School Outcomes Center. Available at:  http://www.psocenter.org/Docs/Resources/Publications/TechRevAppA-E.pdf Year Published | December, 2006 Abstract The relationship between technology-based interventions … [Read more...]

A Meta-Analysis on Teaching Mathematics to Students With Significant Cognitive Disabilities

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 79 describes the following: Title | A Meta-Analysis on Teaching Mathematics to Students With Significant Cognitive Disabilities Authors | Browder, D. M., Spooner, F., Ahlgrim-Delzell, L., Harris, A., & Wakeman, S. Y. Source | Exceptional Children, 74(4), 407-432. Year Published | 2008 Abstract This article reports on a comprehensive literature review and meta-analysis of 68 experiments on teaching mathematics to … [Read more...]

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