Stavroula Polychronopoulou

Stavroula Polychronopoulou
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens | uoa · School of education, dept of elementary education, division of special education and psychology

B.A. in Psychology, M.A. in Special Education, Ph.D. in Educational Psychology-Special Education

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January 2003 - January 2016
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
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Abstract Background: Review of the criteria of anxiety and its types and subtypes and the instruments and methods used to assess anxiety in people with ASD. Method: A literature search was made in PubMed and PsychINFO for clinically relevant articles and book chapters published between the 1980s and 2017. In addition, research papers were found th...
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Abstract People with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) exhibit comorbidity with anxiety. In anxiety management programs, parents take on the role of the supporter, trainer, and friend. This study investigated the views of parents on anxiety symptoms in schoolchildren with ASD using the Screen for Child Anxiety Related Disorders - Parent Version (SCAR...
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Objectives:This study empirically investigates critical issues relating to prevailing views and perceptions of teachers and parents with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) towards the organisation and management of approaches to their efficient collaboration and communication. Methods:A total sample of 171 teachers and 50 parents with ch...
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Through this study, we intend to explore the early numeracy of young children with Down’s syndrome. Participants were 40 children with Down’s syndrome enrolled in special school programs, aged between 7;02 (y;m) and 14;07 (M = 10.07, SD = 2.06). Survey data was gathered, during the last term of 2013, via questionnaires. As a research tool, it was u...
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This study investigates the psycho-social characteristics of typically developing children who have siblings with autism and their sibling relationship. Children’s adjustment at school, their self-esteem and social relations, as well as their friends’ attitudes towards their autistic siblings were examined. Participants were 22 siblings of children...
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Many researchers have highlighted the fact that students with Down's syndrome face great difficulty in counting. Rynders et al report that not only the misinformation but also the lack of information about the educational potential of children with Down's syndrome have led school teachers, psychologists and other school personnel to have low educat...
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Objectives: To investigate the views and attitudes of Greek teachers on educational and vocational integration of students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Methods: A statistically reliable sample of questionnaires distributed towards a diversified teacher population is evaluated. The mean values of teachers' responses are analyzed with res...
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The aim of this study is to describe the developmental, familial and educational characteristics of 91 children with a clinical diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), from one educational district of Athens, Greece. Records of the 91 children, aged 4–14 years old, were examined with respect to sex, age of diagnosis, type of ASDs, school pla...
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This study examines Greek teachers' perceptions related to the nature and management of autistic children. To investigate these issues, a statistically reliable number of questionnaires (n = 228) was distributed to a diversified teacher population. The questionnaire responses were analyzed statistically to identify the explanatory power of critical...
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This paper reports a study exploring the personal and educational experiences of Greek students with dyslexia in higher education. Interviews with 16 students with dyslexia (11 male and five female) were conducted to investigate how they experienced school, peer relations, labelling, family support, university, self‐esteem and how they made their f...
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The present study analyzed identification procedures and explored the possibility of dyslexia overidentification in Greece. Data from various institutional sources provided evidence that the prevalence rate of dyslexia in the school population, aged 6-18, was slightly higher than 1%. Compared to the corresponding percentages from the United States...
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The aim of this study was to examine the associations between loneliness/social dissatisfaction and teacher-identified behavioural risk during late childhood. A broad range of behaviour problems, as well as academic adjustment, are assessed, in order to specify in which types of behaviour and academic problems loneliness/social dissatisfaction is m...
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Dyslexia is defined as a disability that primarily affects reading and writing. Internationally, the number of dyslexic students entering higher education is on the rise. It is estimated that students with dyslexia represent a small but significant minority. Many English-speaking countries have developed support services and teaching practices to a...
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During the last four decades, following the widespread use of chemotherapy and the multidisciplinary approach to cancer diagnosis and treatment, there have ben dramatic improvements in the survival rates of children with cancer. At present the coordinated use of intensive combined chemotherapy radiotherapy and modern surgical techniques, enhanced b...

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