Subject Index for Online Journal of Special Education

Volumes 1-11

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Advance and Graphic Organizers

Daniel, K.: "Advance Organizers: Activating and Building Schema for More Successful Learning in Students with Disabilities"

Humphrey, E.: "Enhancing Science Instruction through the Use of Graphic Organizers"

Lubin, J., and Sewak, M.: "Enhancing Learning through the Use of Graphic Organizers: A Review of the Literature"

Nicholas, Fabienne S.: "The Implementation and Effective Use of Graphic Organizers in the Classroom: Graphic Organizers to the Rescue"


Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Cash, Deanna B.: "Academic Interventions for Students with ASD"

Cruz, Ameka R.: "Asperger Syndrome and its Presence during the Teen Years"

Field, Selina: "Video Modeling: An Effective, Evidence-Based Practice for Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders"

Floyd, Jeanie "Asperger Syndrome: Literature Review"

Lubin, Jacqueline: "Sibling-Mediated Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)"

McCorkle, Susan L.: "Decreasing Self-Injurious Behaviors in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders"

McCorkle, Susan L.: "Visual Strategies for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders"

Weis, Marta: "Autism - The Sensory Piece"


Functional Skills

Bailey, Jenevieve; Gunter, Sharron J.; Thomas, Lisa J.D.; and Thompson, Patrice: "The Role of Functional Skills Instruction"

Mattox, L.: "Adolescent Students with Disabilities and Learning Strategies"


Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Booker, Brandi: "Behavioral Supports for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disorders"

Jacobs, K.: "Buck v. Bell: Eighty Years of Challenges for Parents with Developmental Disabilities"

Polloway, E.A.; Smith, D.; Lubin, J.; Antoine, K.N.; and Charles, A.: "Causes of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Biological Considerations and Prevention"

Worcester II, Gordon B.: "Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Considerations for the Criminal Justice System"

Yang, Lihua: "Self-injury and Behavior Supports for People with Intellectual Disability"



Calvert, Lee Ann: "Effective Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities in Algebra"

Cruz, A.: "Reaching all Students through Effective Mathematics Instruction"

Overstreet, Tim: "Reading Disability and Mathematics Disability: Is There a Correlation?"

Vaughn, J.: "Math Difficulties"



Beyer, J.: "Strategies for Helping Struggling Readers Comprehend Expository Text"

Booker, Brandi: "Phonemic Awareness: An Important Piece of the Reading Puzzle"

Hall, C.: "Does RAP Increase Reading Comprehension Levels?"

Harvey, Michele: "Reading Comprehension: Strategies for Elementary and Secondary School Students"

Huskin, Amy: "Review of: Reading Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities"

Jacobs, K.: "Defining Reading Disabilities: Multiple Deficits Behind One Problem"

Mahlburg, Rebecca: "Reading and Students with Intellectual Disabilities"

Menal, Venesta: "Phonemic Awareness"

Murtagh, D.: "Specialized Reading Programs: An Analysis Of The Components of Effective Reading Instruction"

Norris, A.: "A Strategic Approach to Adolescent Literacy: A Diagnosis and Prescription for Students with Reading Deficits"

Scott, Jessica R.: "Reading Comprehension Interventions for Students with Learning Disabilities or Reading Difficulties in Grades 3-12: A Literature Review, 2006-2011"

Scruggs, A.: "Effective Reading Instruction Strategies for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities"

Sperduto, Susan: "Non- Responders: Current Findings in Reading Instruction as Related to Students Unresponsive to Early Intervention"

Virgile, Callista B.: "Picture Exchange Communication System: A Review of the Literature"

Watts, A.: "Vocabulary Instruction: A Review of Traditional Approaches and Effective Methods"

Worcester II, Gordon B.: "Effective Reading Comprehension Strategies for Individuals with Learning Disabilities: A Research Synthesis"


Science and Social Studies

Humphrey, E.: "Enhancing Science Instruction through the Use of Graphic Organizers"

Yang, Lihua: "A Comprehensive Look of Social Studies Instruction: Seeking Effective Strategies"



Bailey, Wendy: "Self-Determination and Culture: An Intervening Variable"

Chiu, Caya and Haines, Shana: "Parent Autonomy Support for Children with Low Achievement and Disabilities"

DeBarthe, Gina and Spolsky, Sonya: "Communicative Competence and Self-Determination"

Joannou, Kristin and Wolf, Jacob: "Choice Making and Individuals with Significant Disabilities"

Lee, Hyunjoo and Wu, Hsiang-Yi: "Promoting Self-Determination in IEP Meetings"

Shin, Sookyung and Stroup-Rentier, Vera Lynne: "Promoting the Self-Determination of Students with Severe Cognitive Disabilities"

Wehmeyer, Michael L.: "Introduction to Special Topic Issue on Self-Determination"


Special Areas in Special Education

Burns, Twila: "Facilitating Inclusion: A Team-Approach"

Calvert, Suzanne C.: "Students with Special Needs and Career and Technical Education"

Charles, Antonia M.: "Homework Problems and Remedies: Academic Instruction for Students with Disabilities"

Deeds, Angela: "Risk, Families, and Interventions in Early Childhood Special Education"

Douglas-Washington, Deidre: "Speech and Language Developmental Delays and Early Intervention Programs"

Francis, Anthony: "Educating Students with Disabilities in Alternative Schools: Challenges and Opportunities for School Leaders"

Guzlowski, Lillian Calendrillo: "Students with Dual Exceptionalities: Does K-12 Education Meet Their Needs?"

Hoisington, Edward A.: "Literature Review: Utilizing Handheld Devices in the Education of Students with Special Needs"

Lichiello, Paula C.: "Retention of Students with Disabilities in Higher Education"

McDonnell, Shayla: "Implementation of Token Economies in School Settings"

Murtagh, D.: "Investigating the Overrepresentation of Ethnic Minorities in Special Education"

Saechao, Luke: "Inclusion at the Secondary Level: Ensuring Factors for a Successful Co-teaching Program"

Sandidge, H.: "Prereferral Interventions: Past, Present, and Future Directions"

Shearer, Lee: "A Review of the Literature Concerning the Implementation and Efficacy of Co-teaching as a Means for Meeting the Needs of Students with Learning Disabilities"

Thomas-Jeremy, Jean: "Facilitating Successful Inclusion at Secondary Schools in Dominica: A Study of Teachers' Perspectives"

Thompson, Patrice A.: "Paraprofessional Training: Working with Students with Disabilities"

Vaughn, A.D.: "Food Allergies and Disabilities in Children"

Virgile, Callista B.: "Assistive Technology: A Tool for Enhancing Classroom Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities"


Special Education Teachers: Issues and Challenges

Coughlin, D & Ringlaben, R.: "High School Special Education Teacher Retention: Does the Type of Certification Make a Difference?"

Gilbar, Charlotte R.: "Building Level Principals' Roles in Special Education Teacher Retention"

Ridarick, Tara, and Ringlaben, R.: "Elementary Special Education Teachers’ Attitudes Regarding Inclusion"

Zost, Gregory: "Recruitment and Retention of Rural Special Educators"


Syndromes and Other Disorders

Boyd, S.: "Rett Syndrome"

Cruz, A.R.: "Asperger Syndrome and its Presence during the Adolescent Years"

Davis, V.: "Williams Syndrome"

Driscoll, Emily: "Teaching Children with Epilepsy and Seizures: A Literature Review"

James, Rene: "Emotional and Behavioral Disorders"

King, M.C.: "Reactive Attachment Disorder: A Review"

McMahon, Yvonne.: "Auditory Processing Disorder (APD): Identification and Accurate Diagnostic Procedures"

Scott, Jessica: "Psychological Profiles Associated with Prader-Willi Syndrome"

Scruggs, April: "Rett Syndrome: Characteristics, Causes, and Treatment"



Bryant, J.: "Effective Instructional Practices to Prepare Secondary Students for Transitioning into a Postsecondary Setting: A Literature Review"

Martin, Gerin: "Transitioning Young Children from Early Childhood Special Education Programs to Kindergarten: A Literature Review."

Nettles, Jessica L.: "From Sheltered Workshops to Integrated Employment: A Long Transition"

Wells, William: "The Role of Transition Plans for High School Students with Disabilities"



Bargabos, Cindy: "Self-Monitoring in the Writing Process"

Thomas, Lisa J.D.: "Writing Strategies and Older Students with Learning Disabilities"


Zambia: Ed Williams' Perspectives

Christmas Adventure

A Day at School in Mpika

Farming Adventure

Fresh Maize

Hunting and Today's Feast

Learning at Taonga Market


The editors acknowledge the significant work done by Julie Beyer in developing and organizing the subject index for the Journal and in processing manuscripts for volumes 3 and 4.