ERIC Number: ED132785
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Ethnic Background in Relation to Other Characteristics of Hearing Impaired Students in the United States. Series D, No. 15.
Gallaudet Coll., Washington, DC. Office of Demographic Studies.
Information, obtained from the annual survey of the Office of Demographic Studies, on the ethnic background of 44,000 hearing impaired students in special education programs in 1972-73 was related to other key demographic characteristics and to national and regional population figures. Data is presented for the categories of White, Black, Spanish-American, other, and unknown in the following areas: special education and general population, geographic regions and states, type of educational program, age and sex, degree of hearing loss, age at onset of hearing loss, cause of hearing loss, additional handicapping conditions, hearing status of parents, and degree of integration. Appended are a paper describing the Office of Demographic Studies, a basic data form used in the 1972-73 annual survey, and a list of programs participating in the survey. (SBH)
Descriptors: Demography, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Distribution, Etiology, Exceptional Child Research, Hearing Impairments, National Surveys, Preschool Education, Racial Distribution, Statistical Data
Gallaudet College Book Store, Washington, D.C. 20002 ($1.00)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Gallaudet Coll., Washington, DC. Office of Demographic Studies.
Note: Data from the annual survey of hearing impaired children and youth