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Promoting Classroom Adjustment and Social Skills for Students with Mental Retardation within an Experimental and Control Group Design [and] Reflections
Exceptionality Vol. 2, No. 4 (1991) pp. 195–204
This study evaluated the "I Found a Solution" computer-assisted social skills intervention program with 87 mildly mentally retarded students (ages 10-18) in 2 Israeli special schools. Following training, teachers rated trained students as...
Learning Disability Quarterly Vol. 18, No. 2 (1995) pp. 68–75
This article proposes a home computing intervention program aimed at empowering children with learning disabilities and their parents. The program aims to promote children's academic performance and emotional growth, and is based on a sense of...
Two studies explored parental expectations and home computer practice in families with special needs children. The first involved 48 parents of special needs children, aged 3.6 to 14.5 years. On a coping instrument, a mood scale, and a difficulties...
International Journal of Disability, Development and Education Vol. 42, No. 1 (1995) pp. 75–85
This study examined effects of a social skills intervention with 73 students (ages 11 to 15) with mild intellectual disabilities. The intervention, consisting of a computer-supported program, teacher-guided work, small-group discussions, and...
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 13, No. 3 (1997) pp. 1–13
Describes an interactive technology-based system designed to support special education teachers' problem-solving training for promoting interventional planning. Utilizing the advantages of the expert-system technology in teacher training, the five...
Virtual Friendships and Social Distress among Adolescents with and without Learning Disabilities: The Subtyping Approach
European Journal of Special Needs Education Vol. 26, No. 3 (2011) pp. 379–394
Many adolescents spend time online, communicating with friends, family members and strangers, and these social activities have been often related with their loneliness experience. The goals of this study were to examine the social distress expressed ...
The Mediating Role of Internet Connection, Virtual Friends, and Mood in Predicting Loneliness among Students with and without Learning Disabilities in Different Educational Environments
Journal of Learning Disabilities Vol. 44, No. 3 (2011) pp. 215–227
This study evaluated a multidimensional model of loneliness as related to risk and protective factors among adolescents with learning disabilities (LD). The authors aimed to identify factors that mediated loneliness among 716 adolescents in Grades...
Perception of Competence: Risk and Protective Predictors Following an E-Self-Advocacy Intervention for Adolescents with Learning Disabilities
European Journal of Special Needs Education Vol. 22, No. 4 (November 2007) pp. 443–457
The purpose of this study was to identify predictors of competence among adolescents with learning disabilities (LD) who participated in a virtual supported self-advocacy programme within the risk and protective paradigm. The sample consisted of 374 ...
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 24, No. 1 (2009)
Mothers of children with learning disabilities (LD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) were notified of the possibility that their online community was going to be closed. They immediately responded with messages about the...
Learning Disability Quarterly Vol. 29, No. 4 (2006) pp. 253–268
This study examined children's presentations of the "LD experience" as expressed in online messages on a public website designed for children with learning and attention problems. Earlier research has demonstrated that children view the Internet as...
Mothers' Voices on the Internet: Stress, Support and Perceptions of Mothers of Children with Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal Vol. 16, No. 1 (2010) pp. 3–14
The goal of this study was to explore maternal stressors, needs, supports, perceptions, and self-identity as expressed by mothers of children with learning disabilities and/or attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in electronic messages...