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ERIC Number: ED290302
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Pages: 9
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Demographic Aspects of Hearing Impairment: Questions and Answers.
Hotchkiss, David
This pamphlet answers many questions about demographic aspects of hearing-impaired individuals, such as the number of hearing-impaired and deaf persons in the United States, the number with hearing problems that restrict communication, the number of hearing-impaired students and number of deaf college students, the demographic groups which have a greater chance of being hearing-impaired, the incidence of hearing impairment, leading causes of deafness, and the percentage of schools for the hearing-impaired which use the "oral" method versus the "speech and sign" method of communication. Five tables and ten references are provided. (JDD)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Gallaudet Research Inst., Washington, DC. Center for Assessment and Demographic Studies.