Enhancing Self-Understanding and Social Integration of Middle School Students With Learning Disabilities
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00246792|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2005 by University of Toronto.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : October 30, 2005
Last Update Posted : February 17, 2006
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Learning Disability||Behavioral: Group treatment||Phase 2 Phase 3|
- Deliver an ecologically informed school-based intervention that addresses individual, social and environmental factors, to improve the adjustment of students with LD
- Examine the efficacy of the intervention
- Contribute to knowledge of the factors that influence the adjustment of students with LD
- Circulate this information to those who live and work with students with LD in order to offer understanding and direction for programs and interventions and to facilitate cross-sector collaboration
The research will utilize both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. 6 schools will be selected. 3 will receive the intervention in year 1 (2004-2005 school year), comprising 1) group treatment, 2) workshops, and 3) consultation. The other 3 schools will be controls in year 1 and receive the intervention in year 2 (2005-2006 school year).
Students in grades 6-8, identified as having LD will be offered the opportunity to participate in the project (with parental consent). This project comprises 3 components:
- School-based group treatment for students in grades 6-8 with LD and psychosocial problems. Group treatment will focus on assisting participants to understand the impact of their LD as well as on development of self-advocacy skills.
- Workshops on understanding LD for teachers, parents, and students without LD (grades 6-8).
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Intervention Model:||Crossover Assignment|
|Official Title:||Enhancing Self-Understanding and Social Integration of Middle School Students With Learning Disabilities|
|Study Start Date :||September 2004|
|Study Completion Date :||December 2006|
- Child Behaviour Checklist (Achenbach, 2001)
- Youth Report Form (Achenbach, 2001)
- Teacher Report Form (Achenbach, 2001)
- Self-Perception Profile for Children (Harter, 1985)
- The Children's Loneliness Questionnaire (Asher & Wheeler, 1985)
- The Self Advocacy Interview for Students (Brunello-Prudencio, 2001)
- Qualitative interviews with selected participants
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00246792
|Contact: Faye Mishna, PhD||(416) email@example.com|
|Contact: Barbara Muskat, MSW||(416) 486-8055 ext firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Principal Investigator:||Faye Mishna, PhD||University of Toronto|