Special Education

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Assessing Without Labels: Culturally Defined Inclusive Education

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
David F. Philpott
Exceptionality Education International, vol. 17, no. 3, 2007, pp. 3-34
Description
Comments on equipping the classroom teacher with the knowledge and skills to assess the needs of students and to instruct according to those needs.
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Beyond 180 Days

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Carl G. Foster
Emma Gabel
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 25, no. 2, January 1986, pp. [18-23]
Description
Examines Chinle Agency's Summer Supplemental Special Education Program offered to teachers of Navajo tribes and surveys its effect on teacher attitudes toward the exceptional student.
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Blueprints for Indian Education: Improving Mainstream Schooling

Alternate Title
ERIC Digest ; 372898
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Robin A. Buttlerfield
Description
Looks at results from the U.S. Department of Education's Indian Nations at Risk (INAR) Task Force and the White House Conference on Indian Education in 1992 regarding Native students in public schools and school reform.
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Classroom Learning Environment in North American Schools

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
William E. Schulz
Gerri Bravi
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 26, no. 1, October 1986, pp. [23-31]
Description
Study results of K-12 classrooms determine that teachers should be provided with more instruction to help them accommodate the exceptional student.
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Effects of a Culturally Responsive Speech and Language Intervention For Students of Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Heritage

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kent McIntosh
Susanna Mathews
Carmen Gietz
Leslie D. MacKay
Janet Pelser ... [et al.]
Canadian Journal of Education, vol. 34, no. 3, 2011, pp. 181-195
Description
Compares kindergarten students who were deemed at risk and given language and vocabulary help with students in the regular curriculum.
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First Nations, Métis and Inuit Experiences

Alternate Title
Right to Read: Public Inquiry into Human Rights Issues Affecting Students with Reading Disabilities
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Ontario Human Rights Commission
Description
Part of the report Right to Read: Public Inquiry into Human Rights Issues Affecting Students with Reading Disabilities. Discusses the continuing inequities experienced by Indigenous children with special needs, the impact of historical trauma and current socio-economic factors, and other barriers to success; concludes with recommendations.
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Forgotten and Ignored: Special Education in First Nations Schools in Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ron Phillips
Canadian Journal of Education Administration and Policy, no. 106, June 7, 2010, pp. 1-26
Description
Looks at the federal government's responsibility for special education programs on reserves. Provides recommendations for strategies to develop a system to support students, teachers and communities.
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Funding Options for Nunavut Schools: Discussion Paper

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Costa Kapsalis
Description
Proposed funding options for K-12 schools in Nunavut to deal with high pupil-teacher ratios, low student outcomes, high non-attendance, teacher recruitment and retention, and insufficient funding for special needs students.
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Identifies Handicapped Students: Videotape involves Parents

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Douglas A. Dunlap
Jack Ondelacy
Evelyn Sells
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 19, no. 1, October 1979, pp. [1-6]
Description
Special education staff at Rough Rock Demonstration School in Arizona inform the community of their services available for handicapped students.
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