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Cognitive Underpinnings of Learning by Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students: Differences, Diversity, and Directions

Marc Marschark and Peter C. Hauser

in Deaf Cognition: Foundations and Outcomes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368673
eISBN:
9780199894161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368673.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the cognitive foundations of learning by deaf or hard-of-hearing (DHH) students. Topics covered include the link between cognitive functioning and language; language as a ... More


Special Education: Best Practices and First Step to Success

Michael H. Epstein and Hill M. Walker

in Community Treatment for Youth: Evidence-Based Interventions for Severe Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195134575
eISBN:
9780199864065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134575.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This chapter begins with a brief overview of the basis of special education services, i.e., who are the students being served and what are the types of educational settings in which they are served? ... More


Institutional change and learning: The case of Finnish basic education

Reijo Miettinen

in Innovation, Human Capabilities, and Democracy: Towards an Enabling Welfare State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199692613
eISBN:
9780191750762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692613.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

The chapter introduces an approach of studying institutional change and development based on cultural-historical activity theory. It is used to analyze the emergence and development of the Finnish ... More


The Institutionalization of Special Education Systems and Their Divergence Over the Twentieth Century

in Comparing Special Education: Origins to Contemporary Paradoxes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760737
eISBN:
9780804779135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760737.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter delves deeper into the processes of twentieth-century special education institutionalization, providing a case-based comparison of the growth and persistence of special education in the ... More


Special Education Participation and the Simultaneous Rise of Segregation and Inclusion

in Comparing Special Education: Origins to Contemporary Paradoxes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760737
eISBN:
9780804779135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760737.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter presents an overview of special education participation rates in Europe and the United States and addresses the simultaneous rise and coexistence of segregation and inclusive education. ... More


The History and Policies of Japanese Special Education

Misa Kayama and Wendy Haight

in Disability, Culture, and Development: A Case Study of Japanese Children at School

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199970827
eISBN:
9780199369904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199970827.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter describes Japanese educational policies and history related to special education and considers how the recent implementation of special education for children with “developmental ... More


Distinguishing Disability: Parents, Privilege, and Special Education

Colin Ong-Dean

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226630007
eISBN:
9780226630021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226630021.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Students in special education programs can have widely divergent experiences. For some, special education amounts to a dumping ground where schools unload their problem students, while for others, it ... More


From exclusion and segregation to inclusion? Dis/ability-based inequalities in the education systems of Germany and Nigeria

Julia Biermann and Justin J. W. Powell

in Education Systems and Inequalities: International Comparisons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326106
eISBN:
9781447326212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326106.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

While many groups have historically been marginalised in education systems, few groups have faced the same extent of exclusion and discrimination within formal education systems as the diverse group ... More


Comparing Special Education: Origins to Contemporary Paradoxes

John G. Richardson and Justin J.W. Powell

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760737
eISBN:
9780804779135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760737.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

In today's schools the number of students who receive additional resources to access the curriculum is growing rapidly, and the ongoing expansion of special education is among the most significant ... More


The Transition to Adulthood for Youth Leaving Public Systems: Challenges to Policies and Research

E. Michael Foster and Elizabeth J. Gifford

in On the Frontier of Adulthood: Theory, Research, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226748894
eISBN:
9780226748924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748924.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Education

As young people begin to live on their own, their involvement with the public institutions that have been responsible for their education may end. For youth in public systems that serve children, the ... More


Introduction: From Origins to Contemporary Paradoxes in Special Education

in Comparing Special Education: Origins to Contemporary Paradoxes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760737
eISBN:
9780804779135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760737.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Special education is a global commitment to the rights of children to schooling, offering assistance to children with a range of impairments and a variety of student disabilities. This book focuses ... More


The Global Institution of Special Education

in Comparing Special Education: Origins to Contemporary Paradoxes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760737
eISBN:
9780804779135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760737.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

In 1957, the first survey of special education conducted by the United Nations revealed its presence worldwide, yielding data on the total numbers of students in schools and classes by gender and ... More


Historical Models and Social Logics of Special Education Systems

in Comparing Special Education: Origins to Contemporary Paradoxes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760737
eISBN:
9780804779135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760737.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter probes the modal types and social logics of special education systems and presents a comparative-historical analysis in special education participation and placement. It analyzes the ... More


Between Global Intentions and National Persistence: From Special Education to Inclusive Education?

in Comparing Special Education: Origins to Contemporary Paradoxes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760737
eISBN:
9780804779135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760737.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This concluding chapter ties the themes and threads of the book in the discussion of the origins and development of special education worldwide. It discusses the gap between inclusive education and ... More


The Role of Special Education in School Choice

Julie Berry Cullen and Steven G. Rivkin

in The Economics of School Choice

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226355337
eISBN:
9780226355344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355344.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter examines the impact of expanded school choice on the quality of special education services, on the size and composition of the special education sector, and on the distribution of ... More


Special Education and the Politics of Services

Douglas S. Reed

in Building the Federal Schoolhouse: Localism and the American Education State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199838486
eISBN:
9780199384303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838486.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the intersection of special education policy and regime dynamics in Alexandria. Initially, Superintendent T.C. Williams used special-needs-related testing to perpetuate ... More


Disability, Culture, and Development: A Case Study of Japanese Children at School

Misa Kayama and Wendy Haight

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199970827
eISBN:
9780199369904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199970827.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book considers a key moment in the history of how disabilities are envisioned in Japan: the transition between two different understandings of what it means when children have difficulties ... More


Introduction

Ruth Colker

in Disabled Education: A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708101
eISBN:
9780814708002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708101.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This book presents a critical analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), originally enacted in 1975 as the Education for All Handicapped Children Act to improve educational ... More


Psychology as Reconstituted by Education and Law: The Case of Children with Autism

Michael King and Diane King

in Law and Psychology: Current Legal Issues Volume 9

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199211395
eISBN:
9780191695803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211395.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the way that legal decisions concerning the education of children with autism (and other special educational needs) are able to overcome any shortfalls in existing psychological ... More


Post-1975 Amendments

Ruth Colker

in Disabled Education: A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708101
eISBN:
9780814708002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708101.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter discusses Congress's attempts to amend the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (EAHCA), which was later replaced by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), after ... More


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