ERIC Number: ED050539
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Additional Handicapping Conditions, Age at Onset of Hearing Loss, and Other Characteristics of Hearing Impaired Students - United States 1968-69: Data from the Annual Survey of Hearing Impaired Children and Youth.
Gallaudet Coll., Washington, DC. Office of Demographic Studies.
Data contained in the report were collected by the Annual Survey of Hearing Impaired Children and Youth on 25,363 hearing impaired children enrolled in participating special education programs during the 1968-69 school year. Data describe the following characteristics of such children: additional handicapping conditions, age at onset of hearing loss, audiometric findings on hearing threshold levels, age, and sex. Seventy-nine schools and 63 special classes participated in the survey. The students for whom data are presented represent about one half of the total number of hearing impaired students receiving special educational services. In addition to presenting detailed statistical tables, qualifications and limitations of the data are pointed out. (KW)
Descriptors: Age Groups, Auditory Perception, Demography, Exceptional Child Research, Hearing Impairments, National Surveys, Sex Differences, Statistical Data
Gallaudet College Bookstore, Gallaudet College, Washington, D.C. 20002 ($1.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Gallaudet Coll., Washington, DC. Office of Demographic Studies.