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. 65, No. 3, Spring

Awareness, Use, and Satisfaction with Services for Latino Parents of Young Children with Disabilities
Almost all parents experience challenges in learning about and gaining access to services if they have a child or family member with a disability. Whether the child be a newborn with Down syndrome or a second grader with a newly diagnosed learning...
Grouping Practices and Reading Outcomes for Students with Disabilities
For many years, a common practice among elementary school teachers was to divide students into small, same ability groups for reading instruction (Barr & Dreeben, 1991; Slavin, 1987). During the 1970s and 1980s, this prevailing practice began to...
Improving Research Clarity and Usefulness with Effect Size Indices as Supplements to Statistical Significance Tests
In a recent issue of Exceptional Children (EC), Carnine (1997) encouraged special education researchers to provide information that is trustworthy, usable, and accessible to both scholars and practitioners. Carnine noted that the National Academy of...
Mainstreaming Children with a Neuromuscular Disease: A Map of Concerns
Increasingly, children with special needs, including those with a neuromuscular disease (NMD), are being educated alongside children in ordinary school settings rather than being segregated in special education classrooms. The recently reauthorized...
Paraeducator Experiences in Inclusive Settings: Helping, Hovering, or Holding Their Own?
Increasing parental demands to place children in least restrictive environments have resulted in school districts being faced with providing inclusion experiences for students with a range of disabilities. However, the option to place a special education...
Quality of Early Childhood Programs in Inclusive and Noninclusive Settings
Recent years have witnessed an increase in the number of preschool children with disabilities who are enrolled in nonspecialized, early care and education programs designed primarily for nondisabled children (Odom et al., 1996; Wolery et al., 1994)....
Reflections on a Research Career: One Thing Leads to Another
One of the cherished myths of researchers is that policy and practice are driven by research. I suggest that we may have it backwards, as in many ways social needs and social policies drive research. An example is Public Law 94-142, The Education for...
Research to Practice: A Blueprint" for Closing the Gap in Local Schools
The long-standing gap between research and practice in general and special education is a matter of national concern (e.g., Malouf & Schiller, 1995). Why the failure to bring research knowledge successfully into the classroom? One reason is that...
Using a Writing Assessment Rubric for Writing Development of Children Who Are Deaf
Writing typically presents a tremendous challenge to children who are deaf. When writing, children must be able to manipulate the syntactic and morphological structures of the language in order to express themselves. For children with a hearing loss...

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