Search for dissertations about: "Learning disabilities in children"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words Learning disabilities in children.

  1. 1. Learning Democracy Together in School? : Student and Teacher Attitudes in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    University dissertation from Stockholm : avdelningen för internationell och jämförande pedagogik

    Author : Lidija Kolouh-Westin; Stockholms universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Bosnia and Herzegovina; democracy; education; authoritarianism; social responsibility; conflict resolution; attitudes; values; globalization; socialization; participation; critical citizenship; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik;

    Abstract : The principal aim of this study is to examine attitudes and values, through questionnaires, among students and teachers in the last grade of primary school (grade 8) regarding issues related to authoritarianism, democracy, human rights, children rights, conflict resolution and legislation in Bosnia and Herzegovina. A second aim is to explore and analyze the role of the international community in the democratization and education processes in the light of globalization in this country through secondary sources of data, site visits and observations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Concentration Difficulties in the School Environment - with focus on children with ADHD, Autism and Down's syndrome

    University dissertation from Environmental Psychology

    Author : Catrin Tufvesson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2007]
    Keywords : concentration; Down s syndrome; children; building process; ADHD; the Human Environment Interaction-model; individual adjusment; learning; indoor environment; school environment; Psykologi; Psychology; Humanities; Humaniora; autism; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to identify environmental factors that affect children with ADHD, autism, and Down's syndrome and their ability to concentrate in their learning environment at school. The issue of this research is not to dismiss any of the additional resources these children are in need of; instead it is to suggest how to arrange learning environments in the most supportive way possible based on the initial needs of these children. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hydrocephalus in children. Cognition and behaviour

    University dissertation from Environmental Psychology

    Author : Barbro Lindquist; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2007]

    Abstract : Aims: The main objective of this thesis was to explore the cognitive and behavioural consequences of hydrocephalus in children born at term and preterm, with or without myelomeningocele (MMC) and with or without concomitant neurological impairments, such as cerebral palsy (CP), epilepsy or learning disabilities. Material and methods: From a population-based cohort of all 107 children with hydrocephalus born in 1989-1993, 73 of the surviving children were assessed with intelligence tests and most of them also using behavioural and autism rating scales. READ MORE

  4. 4. Visual function and ocular morphology in children with surgically treated hydrocephalus

    University dissertation from Environmental Psychology

    Author : Susann Andersson; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN; MEDICINE; vision; hydrocephalus; ocular morphology; children;

    Abstract : Abstract Aims To investigate the frequency of ophthalmological abnormalities, the need and timing of eye-care interventions as well as incidence, aetiology and neurological/neuropsychological outcomes in children with hydrocephalus needing surgical treatment during the first year of life. Patients and Methods Papers I & II: Seventy-five school-aged children (34 girls and 41 boys) with surgically treated hydrocephalus and 140 age and sex matched control participants underwent a comprehensive ophthalmologic examination including structured history taking regarding visual perceptual problems and ocular fundus photography. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dyslexia: Relevance of Concepts, Validity of Measurements, and Cognitive Functions

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jan Alm; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : Psychology; Learning disabilities; learning disorders; specific learning difficulties; reading disability; reading disorder; WAIS-R; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : The thesis opens with an exposition of different uses of the term dyslexia. In that context its conceptual relevance is discussed. READ MORE