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. 1, Fall

After Preschool Inclusion: Children's Educational Pathways over the Early School Years
It's really imperative to me that he's in a regular classroom because he learns so much that you're not aware of him learning ... I don't want to shortchange him. (Mother of Lester, a kindergartner diagnosed with autism) I think we have...
Cec Professional Awards Call for Nominations
The CEC Awards program gives us a unique opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of our colleagues. There is no better way to honor a colleague than to nominate him or her for a CEC professional award. Nomination forms for the following awards...
Manifestation Determination as a Golden Fleece
Most of us are familiar with the Greek mythological story of Jason and the Argonauts. King Pelias of Thessaly sent his nephew, Jason, to the kingdom of Colchis to bring back the Golden Fleece. Pelias lied to Jason by promising him the throne if he...
Overcoming the Odds: Qualitative Examination of Resilience among Formerly Incarcerated Adolescents
There is perhaps no group as misunderstood and as underserved as adolescents who exhibit extreme antisocial behaviors and who are incarcerated for those actions. These individuals are referred to and labeled a number of different ways (e.g., atrisk,...
Paraprofessional Support of Students with Disabilities: Literature from the Past Decade
Though no reliable national data are available, leaders in the field of special education believe that the utilization of paraprofessionals to support the education of students with disabilities has increased dramatically over the past 10 years (French...
Postsecondary Education for Students with Learning Disabilities: A Synthesis of the Literature
In recent years there has been an increasing interest in programs and services for students with disabilities who are attending postsecondary institutions (Ganschow, Coyne, Parks, & Antonoff, 1999; Mangrum & Strichart, 1992; National Center...
Spotlight on CEC Special Education Research Award Recipient Mark Wolery
Over the past two decades, Mark Wolery, CEC's 2001 Research Award recipient, is regarded as being within the top echelon of researchers and scholars in the world who focus on applied issues related to special education. Dr. Wolery has been instrumental...
Teacher Decision Making in Participation of Students with Disabilities in Large-Scale Assessment
Over the past decade, the standards movement in education has increased pressure on teachers and districts to demonstrate higher levels of student achievement as shown through student test results. During this time, the inclusion of students with disabilities...
Using Item Response Theory to Assess Effects of Mathematics Instruction in Special Populations
An important concern in experimental research on students with disabilities is that sample sizes are typically very small, making it difficult to accurately track performance across time. This is particularly a problem for studies in inclusive settings...
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