ERIC Number: ED232419
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Gallaudet Research Institute: Progress in Deafness Research, 1981-82.
Harkins, Judith, Comp.
The report discusses 12 research projects on hearing impairment undertaken at the Gallaudet Research Institute. The institute focuses on three major categories of research areas: accommodation to hearing loss, prevention of hearing loss, and restoration of hearing. Following a brief description of the functions of the Office of the Vice President for Research, 12 research reports are presented. Each project is summarized, its principal investigators listed, and major findings noted. Studies touch on the following topics: psychotherapy as treatment for depression in deaf individuals, social/emotional assessment of deaf children, simpler sign forms for children with various handicaps, non-manual behaviors in sign language, a dialogue journal writing project, narrative schemata in hearing impaired readers, interpretation of achievement test scores, revision of the Stanford Achievement Test-Special Edition, a decade of the annual survey of hearing impaired children and youth, state surveys, the autocuer, and effectiveness of cochlear implants. Thirty-three additional research projects conducted during 1981-82 are listed. (CL)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Deafness, Elementary Secondary Education, Medical Services, Psychotherapy, Research Projects, Sign Language, Student Evaluation, Test Interpretation
Gallaudet College, Division of Research, 800 Florida Ave., N.E., Washington, DC 20002 (free).
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Gallaudet Coll., Washington, DC. Div. of Research.
Identifiers: Gallaudet Research Institute DC