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Do Specialty Courts Achieve Better Outcomes for Children in Foster Care Than General Courts?

Children in (North Carolina) counties with unified family courts experienced shorter foster care spells and higher rates of reunification with parents or primary caregivers. Shorter foster care spells translated into improved school performance measured by end-of-grade reading and math test … Continue reading

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Interventions for children with speech, language and communication needs: An exploration of current practice

This article reports a series of interviews with education and health practitioners. The aims were to identify interventions used in practice with children with speech, language and communication needs, to explore explanations for the choice of intervention and to identify … Continue reading

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Closing the Gap Assistive Technology Conference 10/7-11/13

The 2013 Closing The Gap Conference in Minneapolis, MN, October 7-13, builds on a tradition of providing a comprehensive examination of the most current uses of technology by persons with disabilities and the professionals who work with them. Topics will cover … Continue reading

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Stigma Building Blocks-How Instruction and Experience Teach Children About Rejection by Outgroups

Kang & Inzlicht report their findings in this study suggest that children begin learning about outgroup rejection through instruction but start to rely more on their own experiences as they age. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 2012, 38, 357-369

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iPads in Education – frequent updates from a variety of sources

John Evans curates an outstanding work, iPads in Education. It’s an excellent place to get iPad updates from a variety of sources in one place.

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