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Increasing social competence in the special education population: An evaluation of a summer program
The purpose of this dissertation was to evaluate a summer social skills program to determine if it increased social competency in the special education population. The study included twenty students who participated in the ...
Attrition and retention of special education self-contained teachers: Should I stay or should I go?
The field of special education has emerged as an area of significant research over the last decade. One area that has been targeted for study within the body of research relates to the high rates of attrition of staff. ...
Practitioner views of Asperger's disorder: Clinical diagnosis and special education eligibility
The purpose of this study was to investigate the perceptions of school psychology practitioners regarding Asperger's Disorder, focusing on practitioner perceptions of self-competence, conceptualization of the clinical ...
Effect of students' ethnicity on teachers' cultural sensitivity and treatment recommendations in a Texas school district
Parents and teachers alike are especially concerned about the growing dropout rates among Latino and African American minority students. Empirical data suggests student. biases continue to be problematic in terms of the ...
A comparison of the efficacy of video self-modeling interventions between individuals with disabilities: A meta-analysis of single-case research
The purpose of this dissertation is to fill a need for a meta-analysis of single-subject studies on the effectiveness of video self-modeling (VSM) with broad clinical populations. Although there has been a previous ...
Validity of memory tasks across the WJ III COG, NEPSY II, and WRAML-2 in a mixed clinical sample of children: Applicability to four neurocognitive theories
Current research regarding the neurocognitive construct of memory in children and adolescents within clinical populations is insufficient (Hughes & Graham, 2002). Controversial theories of memory have led to divergent ...