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. 84, No. 1, October

Cross-Cohort Evidence of Disparities in Service Receipt for Speech or Language Impairments
Abstract We examined the extent to which disparities in the receipt of special education services for speech or language impairments (SLIs) on the basis of race, ethnicity, or language use by kindergarten--when the delivery of these services might...
Curriculum-Based Measurement of Reading Growth: Weekly versus Intermittent Progress Monitoring
Abstract We examined the idea that leaner schedules of progress monitoring (PM) can lighten assessment demands without undermining decision-making accuracy. Using curriculum-based measurement of reading, we compared effects on decision accuracy...
Effects of Emergent Literacy Interventions for Preschoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Abstract Combining data from a series of three planned consecutive randomized controlled trials, the present study investigates two literacy interventions for preschool children with autism spectrum disorder. For the first cohort, children were...
Elementary Students' Use of Dialect and Reading Achievement: Examining Students with Disabilities
Abstract Nonmainstream American English, or dialect, among children may have important implications for reading research and practice. However, much of the research involving relations between dialect and literacy has analyzed dialect use in only...
Findings across Practitioner Training Studies in Special Education: A Comprehensive Review and Meta-Analysis
Abstract Existing reviews address important questions about subsets of practitioner training studies in special education but leave important questions about the broader literature unanswered. In this comprehensive review, we identified 118 peer-reviewed...
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We have an excellent collection of papers to launch the 84th volume of Exceptional Children. They include research examining assessment, early childhood education, literacy, policy issues, professional development, and more. In addition, they relate...
Using an Ever-English Learner Framework to Examine Disproportionality in Special Education
Abstract Whereas most existing research has examined the prevalence of current English learners (ELs) in special education, we propose and test the use of the ever-EL framework, which holds the subgroup of EL students stable by following all students...
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