ERIC Number: ED158460
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Language and Hearing Impairment: A Research Perspective.
Quigley, Stephen P.; Sarff, Lewis S.
The paper provides information on two research projects: one to determine the extent to which mild to profound levels of hearing impairment are related to language performance, and the other to investigate the effects of two types of programs (teacher voice amplification and resource room instruction) on the educational functioning of elementary level hearing impaired students. Noted among findings are that even mild degrees of hearing impairment might produce some negative educational effects; that hearing impaired groups perform at lower levels on all language tests than the normal hearing comparison group; and that there is a possibility that mild hearing impairment is associated with academic retardation and that the effect is cumulative. (SBH)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the World Congress on Future Special Education (First, Stirling, Scotland, June 25 - July 1, 1978)