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ERIC Number: EJ605014
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0896-3746
Controversies in the Field of Hearing Impairment: Early Identification, Educational Methods, and Cochlear Implants.
Samson-Fang, Lisa; Simons-McCandless, Marsha; Shelton, Clough
Infants and Young Children, v12 n4 p77-88 Apr 2000
This article discusses the incidence of infant hearing impairments, auditory screening tests, and available intervention choices for infants with severe to profound congenital hearing loss, including methods for communication and cochlear implantation. American Sign language, manually coded English, fingerspelling, total communication, and bilingual-bicultural education are explained. (Contains extensive references.) (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Bilingual Bicultural Model