Department of Special Education (MU)
The Department of Special Education strives to prepare educators to assist children, youth and adults with disabilities to be academically and socially successful life-long learners. The Department of Special Education is home to several state and federally supported training, demonstration and research projects, including the Center for School-Wide Positive Behavioral Supports. The Center for the Prevention of School Violence, and the Thompson Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders.
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The electronic theses and dissertations of the Department of Special Education.
The items in this collection are the scholarly output of the faculty, staff, and students of the Department of Special Education.
Examination of a peer-mediated intervention as a method for the generalization of social skills among youth with high-functioning autism (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of a peer-mediated intervention on the generalization of acquired social skills via social skills training groups for high-functioning youth with social competence ...
An examination of the extracurricular activity participation, social skills, and school engagement of students with emotional and behavioral disorders (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)Students with EBD have difficulties both academically and socially and experience poor outcomes compared to their peers with and without disabilities. Extracurricular activities are positively associated with improved ...
A comparison of three opportunities to respond strategies across students with emotional and behavioral disorders in high school classrooms (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)A single subject alternating treatment design across three teacher-student dyads was used to investigate the comparative impact on student academic engaged time (AET) of three common opportunities to respond (OTR) ...
(GeneReviews, 2005-12-01)This overviews Autism, including causes, evaluation Strategies, genetic counseling, management and further resources.