Lily Dyson is a Professor of Special Education, University of Victoria, B. C., Canada, where she teaches human development and special education. Her research interests include special education, cross-cultural study within the educational contexts, teacher education.


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The Effect of Neighborhood Poverty on School Achievement and Behavior: A Study of Children in a Low-income Neighborhood School in Canada

This study examines the relationship between poverty and educational achievement and behavior in elementary school children.

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The Self-perception of Recent Chinese Immigrant Children in Canada

This study investigated the self-perception of recent Chinese immigrant children in Canada.

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Learning to Teach and Teaching Teachers: Consonance and Dissonance about Practicum among Pre-Practicum Students, Post-practicum Students, and Sponsor Teachers

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The Effects of a Literacy Intervention Program on Primary-Grade Children in Schools in Low-Income Neighbourhoods in Canada

The workshop will describe an instructional method to improve the literacy skills of elementary school children living in low-income homes in Canada, with the results reported.

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The Trend of Literacy Development during the Early School Years of Children Living in Low-income Neighborhoods: A Cross-sectional Study

The study examined the trend of literacy development in elementary school children in low-income neighbourhoods and identifies demographic correlates.

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Teaching Literacy: Methods, Special Issues, and Connection to Research as Reported by Canadian Elementary School Teachers

A focus-group study of Canadian elementary school teachers on teaching literacy is reported. Three themes emerged about the requirements: (a) teachers’ preparation, (b) teaching resources, and (c) connection to research.

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A Socially Constructed Notion of Disability: The Testimony of Two Young Adults with Disabilities

The study examines the notion of disability as socially constructed, based on the experiences and perceptions of two young adults with disabilities. Implications for society and social services are drawn.

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The Literacy Competence of Children with Autism Spectrum Syndrome: A Systematic Review of Three Decades of Research

This presentation presents a systematic review of the last three decades of research on the literacy competence of students with autistic spectrum syndrome under the age of 17 years.

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Published online: March 20, 2015

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The Parental Involvement in Promoting Social Integration for Children with Disabilities: Perspectives from Teachers in Inclusive Elementary Classrooms in Canada and China

This study examined the social well-being, as indexed by self-concept and social inclusion, of children with developmental disabilities who were enrolled in the inclusive and general education classes in Canada.

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Published online: June 25, 2015

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