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Internet-Based Intervention Training for Parents of Young Children with Disabilities: A Promising Service-Delivery Model
Early Child Development and Care Vol. 185, No. 1 (2015) pp. 155–169
Efficient early intervention (EI) services are required to serve the needs of young children with disabilities and the needs of their families. Effective EI includes family-centred practices, evidence-based interventions, parent involvement/training,...
Assistive Technology Outcomes and Benefits Vol. 5, No. 1 (2008) pp. 45–58
A quasi-experimental design was used to investigate the impact of Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) on sight word recognition by young children identified as "at risk" for academic and social-behavior difficulties. Ten pre-primer and 10 primer...
Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities Vol. 45, No. 4 (December 2010) pp. 552–565
Research has frequently focused on needs, preferences, and practices of families of young children with disabilities. Surprisingly, relatively little seems to be known about how families use technology to gain information about and support their...
TEACHING Exceptional Children Vol. 39, No. 6 (2007) pp. 19–25
Many parents and educators have questions before individualized education program (IEP) meetings. However, barriers to effective family/school partnership continue to exist, despite widespread consensus regarding the merits of a family-centered...
Sarah L. Curtiss; Jamie N. Pearson; Yusuf Akamoglu; Kim W. Fisher; Melinda R. Snodgrass; Lori E. Meyer; Hedda Meadan; James W. Halle
TEACHING Exceptional Children Vol. 48, No. 3 (2016) pp. 159–167
Online family education can be challenging but rewarding for both families and practitioners. Parents of children with disabilities are integral in fostering children's early development and in promoting independence across the life span....