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A New Jersey based case study of the experiences of teachers regarding the effectiveness of inclusion classrooms A case study of a former special education teacher: The teaching experiences that influenced the decision to leave the classroom A case study: The challenges encountered by four high school special education teachers on the journey to become highly qualified in Georgia A comparative analysis of selected variables of 12-to-15 year old males in special education and the juvenile justice system A comparative analysis of the relationship of characteristics and curriculum of special education students to high school graduation rates A comparative analysis regarding factors related to 13- to 18-year-old African American male adolescents in special education and the justice system A comparison of burnout among honors, regular education, and special education K-8 teachers A comparison of reading comprehension performance and student success of special education fourth grade students with moderate disabilities who received direct instruction and those who did not receive direct instruction A comparison of special education attitudes of trained and untrained school leaders regarding inclusive education initiatives A comparison of the alternate assessment process in special education in eight states A controversial disability and its impact on parents: Understanding the adaptation process of parents of children diagnosed with developmental apraxia of speech A correlational analysis of factors accompanying serious emotional disability with incarcerated special education populations A descriptive comparative study examining school-wide co-teaching and student achievement scores A learning paradox: Students who are gifted and learning disabled A mixed methods study of the affective perceptions held by non -proficient middle school readers toward the process of learning to read A model of inclusion and the academic achievement of students with disabilities A multi-method qualitative study of a new teacher inservice training program to improve teaching in a primary school A piece to the puzzle? A study identifying visual narratives job coaches use to prepare individuals with autism for employment A positive and proactive approach to teaching students with behavior difficulties in junior high A qualitative inquiry on the experience of mothers of older children diagnosed with severe autism A qualitative study examining elementary general education and special education teachers' experiences and perceptions of the inclusion model A qualitative study on the transition of students with disabilities from high school to college A quantitative study of alphabet letter name knowledge among students with significant cognitive disabilities A reliability and validity study of the self -assessment component of the Administrator's Desktop Guide for Assistive Technology A school-based inquiry team model: Its effects on the academic achievement of SETSS students in middle school A spectrum of change: Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder in middle school A study examining job satisfaction as perceived by special education teachers A study of general educators' lived experiences in the inclusion of elementary students with autism A study of intensive, systematic direct instruction for an autistic child A study of school administrators' knowledge of special education law in Federal overseas schools A study of secondary special education teachers' perceptions of transition practices for special education students in public schools A study of self-perceived transformational leadership behaviors of special education directors A study of teachers' and administrators' perceptions of public school transition practices A study of the Memphis City Schools Division of Exceptional Children: Is the district making the grade? A study of the academic progress of students with disabilities in urban public middle schools in Georgia A study of the experiences of alternatively certified special education teachers related to the requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 A study of the factors that influence persistence of students with disabilities at four-year colleges and/or universities A study of the knowledge, skills, and dispositions of nurse educators related to learners with ADHD A study of the learning styles of middle and high school deaf and nondeaf students in public education A study to determine the academic progression between students with disabilities and their non-disabled peers on Georgia's statewide Criterion -Referenced Competency Tests A study to examine relational contingencies using the Girls and Boys Town Education Model to manage successful classroom behavior ASL assessment for second language learners: An exploration of alternatives for deaf test -takers Academic redshirting and its effect on the delay of special education services Active intervention: Kinesthetic learning style leavens the lump of student achievement of autistic students Adult learners with disabilities: From the educational setting to the workplace Adults who have learning disabilities: Transition from GED to postsecondary activities Alternative programs: Assuring graduation for high school students with emotional and behavioral disabilities An analysis of the features contributing to the attrition and retention of secondary special education teachers in North Texas An assessment of assistive technology devices and services used at the secondary school level in an urban Enugu, Nigeria, public school district An examination of achievement related factors of students with disabilities at postsecondary institutions An examination of how general education teachers implement instructional accommodations for SLD students when teaching mathematics in inclusive classrooms An exploration of the impact of reading instructional group size with and without in -class support An inclusive sandtray friendship group in an elementary setting: A descriptive case study An investigation of strategies that promote parent involvement in special education An investigation of the perceptions of special education teachers concerning their role in writing and implementing the functional behavioral assessment process Anomaly or regularity: A phenomenological study of gifted certified teachers' lived experiences with gifted students in an urban Title I elementary school Apraxia of speech (AOS) and specific reading disability in elementary grade students Are middle school principals effective enough to improve the academic growth of students with disabilities? A study of effectiveness of middle school principals Are schools intervening? A longitudinal, descriptive study on RTI's effectiveness and impact on the number of students with an IEP Are secondary special education teachers prepared to guide student to adult life: A study of secondary special education teachers felt preparedness Are special education teachers satisfied employees? A predictive correlation study examining the variables that may predict special education teacher job satisfaction Assessing motor skills as a differentiating feature between high functioning autism and Asperger's disorder Assistive technology for students with visual impairments: In-service teacher training and its relationship to student access and usage across academic subject areas Attitudes and inclusive practices: A dilemma for elementary school principals and special education administrators Attitudes and opinions toward collaboration to support inclusion in the mainstream setting: A comparison of general education and special education teachers Attitudes of preservice teachers toward individuals with disabilities and inclusion Bridging the achievement gap: A comparison of learning outcomes between service delivery models for students with disabilities and their nondisabled peers Can all students perform? A look at students with disabilities and limited English proficiency in Georgia Can you hear me now? A study of communication among teachers of at-risk students through response to intervention Career planning without a regular diploma: A study of high school students who received "special" diplomas Change in placement: Transitioning between schools Classroom teacher attitudes toward inclusion Close the gap: A multiple case study about the decision-making process of administrators in Ohio districts Closing the achievement gap through the retention of African American students in gifted programs Co-teachers' level of self-efficacy in the inclusive setting Co-teaching as a solution to challenges faced by general and special education teachers Collaborative teaming between general and special education teachers of students with autism in an elementary inclusive classroom setting College students with learning disabilities: A case study of female college students' description of their learning strategies for academic success Community college students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD): A student perspective Comparing the intellectual profiles of exceptional students using the Multiple Intelligences Developmental Assessment Scale (MIDAS) Computing challenges facing physically challenged children: A usability analysis of multitouch technology in the classroom environment within the Rome City School District Conditions, materials, and supports of elementary autism programs: Are schools educating students with autism in similar ways? Considerations influencing Hispanic-American mothers' intergenerational language practices with their children with Autism Coping with autism: The parental journey of adjustment Creating quality special educators: An analysis of professional development for teachers of students with disabilities Deaf interpreters: Exploring their processes of interpreting Developmental trajectories of youth attending secondary alternate program schools: Course, including school-based, district-based, and community -based interventions Developmentally appropriate teacher practice within an inclusive birth to five educational setting Diminishing discipline disparities for special education students: Training the active bystander Effect of an after -school remediation program on the academic achievement of students with disabilities Effect of the Corrective Reading program for special needs students with learning disabilities and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder Effective co-teaching in secondary classrooms: Strategies that best support special education students with deficits in reading comprehension Elementary tech: Assistive technology, specific learning disability, and state standardized testing Emotional behavior disorders: The lost population of special education Emotional behavioral disorder students and the need for psychological (mental health) services Emotional consequences of learning disabled students who have been bullied at the middle school level Empathy and reading of narrative fiction among community college students Examining staff relationships in a special education self-contained classroom Experiences of general education teachers in Judaic studies in implementing an inclusion curriculum Factors influencing middle school teachers when referring English language learners to special education Factors influencing the recruitment and retention of special education teachers: An evaluation of teacher retention in a southeastern metropolitan school district Factors regarding the effectiveness of accommodations on student achievement for students with learning disabilities in the inclusion classroom Failing our best and brightest: Are eligibility criteria related to the underachievement of gifted high school students? Family member perspectives on collaboration: An exploratory study Fathers speak: The lived experiences of fathers of adolescents with autism regarding transition planning for their children Fathers' experiences after their child has been diagnosed with Down syndrome: A phenomenological study Fostering social and emotional competencies in students diagnosed with dyslexia: Teachers' perspectives General education teachers' attitude towards inclusion and factors that contribute to their attitude General education teachers' experiences on implementing the inclusion model General education teachers' perceptions and experiences of adapting instructional strategies for students with learning disabilities in the regular English classroom Help me fail: A study on testing accommodations for students with disabilities in writing assessments Highly qualified status type and student achievement scores, special education, and general education: Is there a connection? Homeschooling and reading difficulties: Parents learning how to teach their child who struggles with reading How dare they enter my classroom: A study of teachers' attitudes towards the inclusion process in a rural area in a South Atlantic state Impact of teacher efficacy on teacher attitudes toward classroom inclusion Improving responsiveness to Intervention in a virtual publically supported program: An action research Improving the reading skills of students with learning disabilitiesthrough individualized instructional strategies In search of a curriculum for children with Asperger's syndrome: Two case studies Incarceration recidivism in the adolescent special education population: Perceptions and challenges Inclusion and the least restrictive environment: A study of teachers' attitudes toward the inclusion of students with disabilities Increasing number sense in special needs students using assistive technologies Individuals with disabilities education improvement act of 2004 noncompliance determination complaints in commonwealth states Instructional design, autism spectrum disorders, and online learning: What's being done? Instructional skills of secondary special educators teaching students with mild-moderate cognitive disabilities in an inclusive setting Investigating perceived factors influencing academic underachievement of gifted students in grades four and five in a rural Sumter School District Is charter school an answer for inner-city students? A study of inclusion among disadvantaged Black male students with disabilities Is it fair? Compensation directly connected to performance: The relationship between merit pay and special education Is the Richmond County Special Education Program shrinking the proficiency gap? A study of disabled students' standardized test performance Job satisfaction, self -efficacy, burnout, and path of teacher certification: Predictors of attrition in special education teachers Knowledge before school-age, is power during school-age: A study of urban preschool and the learning disabled Leading toward the letter of the law: A study of the impact of principals' perceived leadership styles on special education placements Leaving special education teachers behind: A study of standardized testing and students with disabilities Making a smooth transition to online postsecondary education for students with learning disabilities Measuring co -teaching collaboration effectiveness among secondary general and special educators: Assessing needs in an inclusive, urban environment Measuring the efficacy of a Ninth Grade Academy on students with disabilities Middle school students' experience of receiving test accommodations Multiple intelligences and the adult learner: An investigation of differences between disabled and non-disabled students No more boys allowed: A study of the overrepresentation of African-American males in EMD K--12 programs Parent involvement, an integral part of the early learning experience for blind children: A qualitative study of the mother's experience Parent perspective on the home-based interim alternative educational setting: A phenomenological study Parental perceptions of committee on special education meetings as interpreted through the literary criticism of Mikhail Bakhtin Parents' perceptions of the referral process for special education services in a large Florida school district Parents' perspectives on parental involvement and post high school opportunities for students with learning disabilities Perceptions and experiences of instructional assistants who support autistic high school students: A phenomenological investigation Perceptions of change: A survey of regular education teachers' inclusive practices in the intermediate grades Perceptions of collaboration among high school general education and special education teachers in inclusive classrooms Planning co-teaching processes: A study of co-teaching implementation leading to teacher satisfaction Podcasting for online learners with vision loss: A descriptive study Predictors of parents perception toward the IEP meeting Preparation and support for working with student diversity: Adding the voice of rural educators Preparation for change: Middle school students with an emotional/behavioral disorder transition to high school Principals' perceptions of effective strategies in meeting Adequate Yearly Progress in special education Prototypical thinking of teachers regarding students labeled with a disability Providing positive alternatives for students with Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities beyond confinement, adjudication and incarceration within residential facilities Puppetry as an instructional practice for children with learning disabilities: A case study Quality special education programs: The role of transformational leadership Quasi-experimental study: DCog and travel autonomy for young adults with cognitive disabilities Ready or not, here we come: A qualitative study of successful transitions for people with intellectual disabilities Regular education teacher, special education teacher, and paraeducator attitudes towards the practice of inclusion in Illinois public high school classrooms Relaxation and learning in the special-needs preschool classroom Response to Intervention: Levels of implementation in northwest Indiana Response to intervention (RtI) in secondary schools: A comparison of the RtI service delivery model Response to intervention: A study of teacher efficacy in response to intervention implementation in elementary schools in two southeast Georgia school districts Rounding the wheel for students with disabilities: A collaboration between disability service providers and academic advisors in higher education Same subject mentors: Creating strong beginnings for novice special educators School administrators' attitudes toward the inclusion of disabled students in the general education setting School transitions: A qualitative study of the supports provided by Washington state special education administrators Self-management skills: An important link to successful special education postsecondary transition planning Self-perceptions of a high school female adolescent with Asperger syndrome: A case history Service delivery models: An effectiveness study in select schools Spanish-speaking parents of school-age children with a pervasive developmental disorder: A case study Special education students with learning disabilities transitioning from high school into community colleges Special education teacher recruitment and retention in rural school districts Special education teacher retention: An examination of selected veteran teachers Special education teachers' and parents' perceptions of parent involvement in special education Special needs students need special instruction: A quantitative study of the impact of brain-based instruction on student achievement Special or not so special: Special education background experiences of principals and adequate yearly progress Stop leaving me behind: A study comparing third grade students with specific learning disabilities ThinkLink Predictive Reading Test Scores Strategies that produce results: Reducing the dropout rate of overaged special education students Strategies used to teach mathematics to special education students from the teachers' perspective Student reading achievement on the rise: Integration of classworks software with technology Student stress and contemplative practice in the special needs classroom: Practice and possibilities Studying the effects of The PASSPORT Program on self-esteem with students who have learning disabilities Supporting beginning special education teachers of students with low incidence disabilities in urban settings Taming the testing monster: A study of factors related to inappropriate referral practices Teacher attitudes: Factors contributing to teacher attitudes toward students with autism spectrum disorders Teacher education programs' development of preservice teachers for instruction of students with disabilities Teacher efficacy, teacher attitudes towards inclusion and teachers' perspectives of training needed for successful inclusion Teacher knowledge of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and teacher perceived effectiveness Teacher perceptions of gifted and talented certification in a southern California school district Teacher perceptions of inclusion of students with exceptionalities in general education classrooms: A school district case study Teachers experiences with the implementation of Response to Intervention Teachers of students with visual impairments: Highly qualified and highly satisfied? Teachers' and paraprofessionals' shared understanding of roles/responsibilities and other factors affecting training/learning transfer Teachers' attitudes regarding inclusive education: Are our children being left behind? Teachers' characteristics: Understanding the decision to refer for special education placement Teachers' experiences with use of instructional video to bridge fingerspelling and English print Teachers' knowledge of Asperger's disorder: What every educator should know about Asperger's syndrome Teachers' knowledge of Asperger's disorder: What every educator should know. A replication study Teachers' perceptions of the alternate assessment in the state of Tennessee Teachers' perceptions regarding the effectiveness of accommodations for students with specific learning disabilities Teachers' self-efficacy, motivation goals, and burnout in juvenile corrections and residential educational settings Teaching in secondary inclusive classrooms Teaching methods and strategies used in a Christian high school for students with emotional and behavioral disorders Teaching strategies for the successful inclusion of students with emotional and behavioral disorders within the general education classroom Team teaching: The impact on students with disabilities in a middle school setting Test scores soar: A comparision study of 7th grade students with disabilities math achievement in full inclusion and self-contained special education programs The correlation between teacher empowerment and principal leadership behaviors in high schools The effect of differentiated instruction and universally designed reading curriculum on English language arts achievement scores of at-risk students The effect of extracurricular activities on the high school dropout rate of St. Louis County special education students The effectiveness of commercial-based reading intervention program on the reading achievement of struggling readers in special education The effectiveness of video modeling versus direct instruction for teaching gestural communication to children with autism spectrum disorder The effects of a supplemental program on the reading achievement of learning -disabled students The effects of classroom settings on deaf and hard of hearing students' reading achievement The efficacy of differentiated instruction in meeting the needs of gifted middle school learners The experiences of non CS users before and after CS instruction and their understanding of decoding phonetically spelled English words The fully inclusive classroom: The academic impact of full -inclusion on student achievement as assessed on standardized testing protocols in middle school language arts The history of American Sign Language interpreting education The impact of Graduate First project on students with disabilities: Perceptions of key personnel The impact of NCLB on students with special needs self-concept as a result of standardized assessments The impact of SIM on FCAT reading scores of special education and at-risk students The impact of educational placement on special education students' achievement The impact of inclusion and pullout on middle school students' standardized test scores The impact of the disabled students subgroup on the ability of a school to meet accountability requirements within No Child Left Behind The impact of the least restrictive environment for American Indian high school students on an IEP The implementation of a parental involvement plan and its impact on engaging teachers and parents of students with disabilities The influence of administrators' practices on the retention of special educators The influence of educational settings on self-efficacy of children and adolescent deaf students The integration of children's literature, into the Tri-Fold Curriculum: An action research study The level of understanding and knowledge special educators have who work with students with Asperger's syndrome The literacy abyss: A study of English Language Learners with learning disabilities in reading The lived experience of caring for a child with autism spectrum disorder in Greece: A phenomenological study on mothers' perspectives The lived experience of parents of emotionally disturbed children receiving special education The lived experiences of African American mild intellectually disabled students: Transition planning from high school to post-secondary activities and empowerment The lived experiences of teachers in implementing differentiated instruction in the inclusive classroom The marriage of neuroscience and instruction: A case study in teaching a student with significant disabilities The next chapter: Educators' outlook on the effectiveness of secondary transition planning on non-severe and profound special education students' post-secondary outcome The perceived competence of regular education teachers to educate students with disabilities in the mainstreamed classroom The perception of special education teachers regarding the effects of NCLB and IDEA on the academic achievement of students with disabilities The perspectives of general education teachers at the elementary level concerning the Response to Intervention - student support team process The power of 2: A study of co-teaching in a secondary school setting The practice of mediation in the realm of special education: Participant satisfaction questioned The progress of students with disabilities on Pennsylvania's state assessment compared to nondisabled peers The reintegration of burn victims in the public schools The relationship between inclusion and self-efficacy among special education students in the primary grades The relationship between school culture and teachers' views towards inclusion The relationship between small group tutoring and student achievement: A Response to Intervention strategy The relationship between spatial information processing and perception of learning in specific learning disabled high school students The relationship between teacher self-efficacy and attitude toward collaboration in an inclusion setting The role of leadership in special education teacher attrition in the North Carolina school system The role of the principal in special education decisions and programming The six federal individual education plan goals and the effectiveness of their implementation in preparing for transition The social experiences of young adults with autism as they transition from high school to college To include or exclude: A study of teachers' attitudes toward inclusive education To include or not to include: A study of teachers' attitudes toward inclusive classrooms Transition coordinators: Roles and responsibilities in collaboration and dissemination of information to improve student outcomes Transition into the future: One rural county's quest to beat the odd's of post-school outcomes of students with disabilities Transition services and programs for students ages 18 to 22 with autism and intellectual disabilities Transition to inclusion in middle school: The role of the leader Treatment fidelity: Special educators' perceptions of measures used to monitor the implementation of behavior intervention plans Undergraduate preservice teachers' educational philosophy and opinions toward inclusion of K--12 students with disabilities Understanding the experiences of teachers interacting with students diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): A grounded theory study Understanding the lived experiences of parents of disabled children regarding their child's education Unfunded mandate: Does more money mean better special education compliance? Use of the Fast ForWord language program to improve reading scores of secondary level special education students Using model II principles to create a common belief system for addressing student needs: An action plan for a school district Utilizing functional behavior assessments for classroom management: An action research study Vaccination decison-making of family members of children with autism Verbal operants as predictors for children with autism in inclusive settings Virtual school 9-12: 21st century strategies and instructional practices for students with disabilities Visual teaching strategies for autistic students in inclusive general education classrooms What is the impact of parental support on the literacy of high school students with a reading-related learning disability What's the 411? High school leaders' perceptions of inclusion implementation Who is being left behind: A study of inclusive disabled and nondisabled urban eighth-grade students based in Florida Who's being left behind? A study to determine the progress of students with disabilities and nondisabled students in Georgia urban elementary schools Why adults with learning disabilities dropped out of college: Support services and accommodations Why do they go? Reasons for the attrition of paraeducators working with high school students having severe disabilities Young potentially gifted learners: Alignment of beliefs, instructional practices, district policies, and district leadership expectations in rural South Carolina school districts