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. 66, No. 1, Fall

A Comparison of School-Based Intervention Teams: Implications for Educational and Legal Reform
Educators face significant challenges as they attempt to meet the needs of a growing group of diverse learners (Phillips, McCullough, Nelson, & Walker, 1992). As a result, educators' knowledge of curricular and instructional strategies must address...
Cultural Reciprocity in Sociocultural Perspective: Adapting the Normalization Principle for Family Collaboration
Almost 3 decades after the concept of normalization was introduced to the field of special education in the United States (Bank-Mikkelsen, 1969; Grunewald, 1969; Nirje, 1969; Wolfensberger, 1972), and reformulated as "social role valorization" in 1983...
Inclusion of Students with Learning Disabilities: An Examination of Data from Reports to Congress
One of the most controversial issues currently facing special education is the extent to which students with learning disabilities should be included in general education classrooms (Fuchs & Fuchs, 1995; Marston, 1997; McLeskey & Pugach, 1995;...
Individualizing Literacy Instruction for Young Children with Moderate to Severe Disabilities
When Congress reauthorized the Education for All Handicapped Children Act as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) in 1990, it not only created an improved acronym, but also prominently encoded the special education field's concern...
Reflections on a Research Career: Perspective on 35 Years of Research at the Juniper Gardens Children's Project
By conventional wisdom, the Juniper Gardens Children's Project is an oddity--for all practical purposes, it shouldn't exist--let alone be successful. Before Juniper Gardens, who would have thought that meaningful programs of research could be conducted...
Students' Perceptions of Instruction in Inclusion Classrooms: Implications for Students with Learning Disabilities
Increasingly, students with learning disabilities (LD) are receiving their education within general education classroom settings. Perhaps the greatest barrier to their success in the general education classroom has been a lack of appropriate instruction...
Teacher Expectations of Minority Exceptional Learners: Impact on "Accuracy" of Self-Concepts
Results of past litigation and legislation seem to have "scotched the snake, but not killed it." Clearly, minority exceptional learners continue to confront multidimensional problems in school and community programs (Ford, Obiakor, & Patton, 1995;...
The Effects of Team-Based Functional Assessment on the Behavior of Students in Classroom Settings
Challenging behavior has been defined as any behavior that interferes with children's learning and development or that is harmful to children and to others (Bailey & Wolery, 1992). Challenging behavior may include self-injury, stereotypy or repetitive...
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