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By Festus E. Obiakor, Jeffrey P. Bakken, Anthony F. Rotatori

''This is the second one of 2 themed volumes addressing present matters and tendencies in certain schooling. quantity 20 covers study, expertise, and instructor guidance while quantity 19 coated identity, evaluation and guideline. the sector of specified schooling always adjustments because of laws, new educational codecs and present study investigations. it may be tough for common and exact educators, university counselors and psychologists, directors and working towards clinicians to maintain with those adjustments and be present in all components in terms of particular schooling. The distinctive schooling literature wisdom base may still mirror those adjustments; in spite of the fact that, there is not any present source that successfully and comprehensively does this. the aim of ''Current concerns and tendencies in distinctive Education'' is to fill this void, offering chapters written via lively researchers and practitioners of their respective parts

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This description of the documents was then transcribed and reviewed for corroboration with the data gathered from the interviews of the participants. For example, a participant spoke of her use of a visual strategy for the morning routine. The visual strategy was presented to the researcher, who described the visual strategy, including layout and pictures, into the tape recorder. This document added confirmation to the participant’s statement that she used visual strategies with her child. Respondent Validation Respondent validation is a process in which the researcher asks the participants to check the accuracy of the study in the areas of descriptions, themes, and interpretations (Creswell, 2008).

Angell, M. , House, J. , & Bock, S. J. (2007). Transitions: A parental perspective from parents of young children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 19, 23–39. Stoner, J. , Angell, M. , House, J. , & Goins, K. (2006a). Self-determination: Hearing the voices of adults with physical disabilities. Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 25, 3–35. Stoner, J. , Bailey, R. , Angell, M. , & Polewski, K. (2006b). Perspectives of parents/guardians of children with feeding/swallowing problems.

Facilitators of self-determination were intrinsic factors, such as perseverance, family support, opportunities to experience self-determination, and setting goals. Barriers included intrinsic factors, such as shyness, their physical disability, attitudinal barriers of others, financial factors, and physical accessibility in the environment. To overcome identified barriers, Qualitative Research in Education: Other Methods of Seeking Knowledge 33 participants described their individual strategies. The researchers then developed an action plan, based on the data analysis, that included intrinsic characteristics, such as finding an appropriate avenue for communication, focusing on the goal, and developing action strategies.

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