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Community building and knowledge sharing by individuals with disabilities using social media
The use of social media to share information, enhance learning, and connect with an online community has grown rapidly over the past 10 years. As social media becomes a more common tool in both formal and informal education, ...
Verbal and Nonverbal Intelligence Scores within the Context of Poverty
The purpose of this study was to describe the relationship between the verbal and the nonverbal intelligence scores of students from poverty. It also explored how students’ verbal and nonverbal scores differentiated by ...
Disaster and Disabilities
Exploring and Exchanging (Dis)ability and (Dis)aster
Persistent Classroom Management Training Needs of Experienced Teachers
Experienced special education teachers (n=62) were surveyed on their professional preparation to become effective classroom managers. Despite having received extensive preservice training, over 83% of the sample reported ...
The Effect of Poverty on the Verbal Scores of Gifted Students
A non-experimental design was used to determine whether the verbal scores of low-income gifted fifth graders (n = 38) differed from those of their higher-income peers (n = 83). The Otis-Lennon School Ability Test, Eighth ...
World Report on Disability, Intellectual Disabilities, and Disaster Preparedness: Costa Rica as a Case Example
The World Report on Disability relates concerns about the experiences of individuals with intellectual disability in disaster situations. Disaster planning related to people with intellectual disability needs to consider ...
Teacher Perspectives on Grief Among Children with Intellectual Disabilities
The death of a parent can have a profound impact on a child. However, little is known about how children with intellectual disabilities demonstrate grief nor how teachers respond to student grief. Constructivist grounded ...