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Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik Zürich HfH

I hear what you see: Effects of audio description used in a cinema on immersion and enjoyment in blind and visually impaired people

Hättich, Achim ; Schweizer, Martina

In: British Journal of Visual Impairment, 2020, vol. 38, no. 3, p. 284–298

For people with disabilities being part of social life is essential for well-being. To accomplish this there are two possibilities: through interaction in person and through access to culture. One way to enjoy both possibilities is the cinema. For people with sight loss (people that are blind or visually impaired), there exists audio description which allows enjoying a film in a cinema....

Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik Zürich HfH

Physical and mental health of older people with disabilities in residential homes in Switzerland

Wicki, Monika T.

In: Sage Open Medicine, 2021, p. 1-11

Objectives: People with disabilities are underserved in terms of health care and prevention, and special health conditions exist among older people with intellectual disabilities. The Swiss Health Survey only covers people over the age of 15 years living in private households. Therefore, this study aims to assess the health status of older persons living in residential facilities for adults...

Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik Zürich HfH

The Braille Reading Skills of German speaking Students and young Adults with Visual Impairments

Lang, Markus ; Hofer, Ursula ; Winter, Fabian

In: British Journal of Visual Impairment, 2021, p. 1-23

This study aims to investigate the literacy skills of braille readers in the areas of reading fluency, reading and listening comprehension, and spelling. A total of 119 German-speaking, braille readers aged between 11.0 and 22.11 years were tested for this purpose. Data collection was carried out using a questionnaire, psychometric tests and self-constructed assessments. Wherever possible, the...

Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik Zürich HfH

Withholding treatment and intellectual disability: Second survey on end-of-life decisions in Switzerland

Wicki, Monika T

In: Sage Open Medicine, 2016, vol. 4, p. 1-6

Background: As people live longer, they are more likely to die over a prolonged period from incurable, chronic illnesses that occur more frequently in old age. Therefore, people will experience an increase in end-of-life discussions and decisions. Aim: The aim of this study was to explore the prevalence and nature of end-of-life decisions for people with disabilities in Swiss residential...

Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik Zürich HfH

Parents as Teachers: Effects on Child Outcomes : Effects of Home-Based Early Intervention on Child Outcomes: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Parents as Teachers in Switzerland

Schaub, Simone ; Ramseier, Erich ; Neuhauser, Alex ; Burkhardt, Susan C. A. ; Lanfranchi, Andrea

In: Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 2019, p. 1-49

This randomized controlled trial examined the effectiveness of the Parents as Teachers (PAT) program in the German-speaking part of Switzerland. During the first three years after birth, 132 at-risk families with new-born children were supported by PAT with regular home visits and group connections. The 116 families in the control group had access to the normal community services, but were...

Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik Zürich HfH

Methylation of the glucocorticoid receptor promoter in children: Links with parents as teachers, early life stress, and behavior problems

Gardini, Elena Silvia ; Schaub, Simone ; Neuhauser, Alex ; Ramseier, Erich ; Villiger, Arna ; Ehlert, Ulrike ; Lanfranchi, Andrea ; Turecki, Gustavo

In: Development and Psychopathology, 2020, p. 1-13

The present study examined the effect of early life stress (ELS) on the glucocorticoid receptor gene (NR3C1) methylation, the associations between NR3C1 methylation and behavior problems, and the effect of the program Parents as Teachers (PAT) on NR3C1 methylation. Participants included 132 children, 72 assigned to the PAT intervention group and 60 to the PAT control group. Children were...

Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik Zürich HfH

Occupational career patterns over 30 years: predictors and outcomes

Schellenberg, Claudia: Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik ; Krauss, Annette ; Hättich, Achim ; Häfeli, Kurt

In: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2016, vol. 8, no. 15, p. 1-22

Background: Investigating individuals’ sequences of occupations and identifying suitable patterns is a complex task. Most research focuses on single time-points, single jobs and single transitions and only few longitudinal studies have investigated career paths over a long period of time. The aim of this study is to describe occupational career patterns (OCP) over a period of 30 years using...

Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik Zürich HfH

Authentic Happiness at Work: Self- and Peer-Rated Orientations to Happiness, Work Satisfaction, and Stress Coping

Tandler, Nancy ; Krauss, Annette ; Proyer, René T.

In: Frontiers in Psychology, 2020, vol. 11, no. 1931, p. 1-16

The authentic happiness theory covers three basic orientations to happiness; namely, the life of pleasure (via hedonism); engagement (via flow-related experiences); and meaning (via eudaimonia). There is broad evidence for a positive relationship between these three orientations and indicators of positive psychological functioning in a variety of life domains. However, their contribution to...

Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik Zürich HfH

Agreement among student, parent and teacher ratings of school inclusion: A multitrait-multimethod analysis

Schwab, Susanne ; Zurbriggen, Carmen L.A. ; Venetz, Martin

In: Journal of School Psychology, 2020, vol. 82, p. 1-16

One of the central objectives of inclusive education, and education in general, is not only to support every students' academic learning, but also their social and emotional development. It therefore is important to identify difficulties in a child's socio- emotional development at school. The current study investigates students' emotional inclusion and social inclusion, as well as students'...

Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik Zürich HfH

Bilingual school education with spoken and signed languages in Europe

Krausneker, Verena ; Becker, Claudia ; Audeoud, Mireille ; Tarcsiová, Darina

In: International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2020, p. 1-17

At least since the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities, deaf children worldwide have a right to education not only in the spoken and written language of their country, but also in the national sign language. The pedagogical use of a sign language in European schools for the deaf began in the 1980s and has since evolved significantly. This paper presents a survey of 39...