Exceptional Children

Exceptional Children is a journal that presents articles, research and papers concerning students who are gifted and disabled. Since it was founded in 1934, it is produced quarterly. The journal is published by the Council for Exceptional Children.Subjects for Exceptional Children include education. The senior director is Doug Falke.

Articles from Vol. 68, No. 2, Winter

Academic and Participation Profiles of School-Age Dropouts with and without Disabilities
Recognition of learning disabilities (LD) and emotional or behavioral disorders (EBD) as life-long conditions (Carson, Sitlington, & Frank, 1995; Polloway, Smith, & Patton, 1984; Unger, 1997) has led to interest in the experiences of students...
Correction
The following information was received from Antonis Katsiyannis and John W. Maag regarding their recently published articlel [cf. Manifestation Determination as a Golden Fleece, Exceptional Children, 2001, 68 (1), 85-96]: 1. Original statement (incorrect...
Effect of Different Methods of Reporting and Reclassification on Trends in Test Scores for Students with Disabilities
Educators, parents, policymakers and citizens want and need to know the extent to which all students, including students with disabilities, are profiting from their educational programs. Recent school reforms are resulting in greater attention being...
Impacts of Poverty on Quality of Life in Families of Children with Disabilities
If you have no money, it's very difficult to be--to do--to be together, to do fun things, to be at peace, to come home to a haven.... Because if you have no money, the bills not paid, you not gonna rest when you get home. You might have a good family,...
Outcomes for Students with Learning Disabilities in Inclusive and Pullout Programs
The practice of including students with disabilities in general education classrooms has been gaining momentum for more than 15 years (Andrews, et al., 2000; U.S. Department of Education [USDE], 2000; Will, 1986). During this time, many complex philosophical,...
Peer Training to Facilitate Social Interaction for Elementary Students with Autism and Their Peers
National trends indicate an increase in the number of children identified as having autism spectrum disorders (Autism Society of America, 1999). Diagnostic criteria for Autistic Disorder include qualitative impairment in social interaction and communication,...
Predictors of Restrictiveness of Placement for African-American and Caucasian Students
Disproportionate representation of minority students in special education has been an issue at the forefront of educational research and policy for over 30 years. From Dunn's (1968) classic article to the present, overrepresentation of minority students...
The Administrative Climate and Context of Inclusive Elementary Schools
Differences hold great opportunities for learning. Differences offer a free, abundant, and renewable resource. I would like to see our compulsion for eliminating differences replaced by an equally compelling focus on making use of these differences...