The Journal of Special Education and Rehabilitation

Articles from No. 1/2, 2008

Differences between American Sign Language (Asl) and British Sign Language (Bsl)
AbstractIn the communication of deaf people between themselves and hearing people there are three basic aspects of interaction: gesture, finger signs and writing. The gesture is a conditionally agreed manner of communication with the help of the hands...
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Educational Effects from the Work with a Project Curriculum with Hearing Impaired Children
AbstractThe reform of the special education is directed towards creating preconditions for a more massive inclusion of children with developmental difficulties in the mainstream educational system (inclusive process), but also towards improvement and...
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Estimation of Motor and Cognitive Functioning in Persons with Cerebral Palsy and Persons with Mild Mental Retardation
AbstractThe development of special education and rehabilitation provided significant corrections in the methodological approach of the work with disabled children and adolescents. This brought changes in the classical and the traditional point of view...
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First Congress with an International Participation for the Surdology Students "Let Us Overcome the Quietness Together"
The First Congress with an international participation of the surdology students was held in Belgrade, the Republic of Serbia, in the period between 22-24-th of March. This Congress was organized by the students of the Faculty for Special Education and...
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Hardships of Cerebral Palsy Pupils in Acquiring Fine Arts Classes Tasks and Expected Accomplishments
AbstractProgram contents for cerebral palsy pupils in the elementary school are a modification of the program contents for pupils with mental retardation. However, those program contents are not adjusted with cognitive and movement abilities of cerebral...
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International Day of Autism
Last December, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution under the initiative of the State of Qatar, which declares April 2 as World Autism Awareness Day.Autism is indeed today a very serious education and health issue around the world.At...
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Overprotection and Adolescents with Phyisical Disabilities
AbstractThe article deals with the effects of overprotection on the care and development of children with physical disabilities. The focus is on the professional work of carers caring for young people with physical disabilities. Children with physical...
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Personal Identity in Deaf Adolescents
AbstractThe purpose of this study was to investigate the factors influencing the identity deaf adolescents. The study involved 67 deaf adolescents (38 boys and 29 girls aged 16 to 19 students of secondary school). Ninety-three hearing children constituted...
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Physical Disability and Drama Activity
AbstractDrama activity presents a great challenge for adolescents with physical disabilities, and at the same time it provides them with much experience for life.Adolescents are educated through theatrical activity; they test numerous new roles, develop...
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SERUM ANALYSIS OF AMYLOID BETA-PROTEIN ^Sub 1-40^ IN HEALTHY SUBJECTS, AUTISTIC CHILDREN AND ALZHEIMER'S PATIENTS
AbstractAmyloid beta-protein^sub 1-40^ (AP40) is a low molecular weight peptide produced throughout life during normal cell metabolism and neurodegenerative diseases. Owing to its neurotrophic and neurotoxic effects, the present study was conducted to...
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Sexual Education for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities
AbstractPossibilities for intellectual and movement development of children with disabilities are part of the research that is provided within special education and rehabilitation. But we think that the forgotten component of this research that must...
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The Assessment of the Level of Development of Spatial Orientation in Children with Visual Impairments
AbstractBeing able to move freely requires the acknowledgment of one's surroundings. For blind people, to acknowledge means to understand the space that enables free movement. Unfortunately, not enough attention is paid to concepts of space and researchers...
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The Syntactical Ability of a Young Girl with Williams Syndrome
AbstractThis research was carried out on a young girl with Williams syndrome, whose syntactical ability was tested longitudinally over a period of 22 months, from age 9 years and 3 months to 11 years and 1 month. The assumption was that the girl with...
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