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ERIC Number: ED519080
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 161
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-1242-5389-3
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Evaluating Employment Outcomes of Adults Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Hartmann, Eva Ayers
ProQuest LLC, Ed.D. Dissertation, Teachers College, Columbia University
This study evaluated employment outcomes of adults who were deaf and hard of hearing. The 200 subjects were deaf and hard of hearing adults 18 years and older. They completed a survey consisting of 20 multiple choice questions and three additional questions that required written responses. The results indicated there were significant associations between employment outcomes and participant ratings of reading and English skills and their family's education backgrounds. School settings and communication modes during school were not associated with employment. Also over time, some participants increased their use of ASL and decreased their use of other communication modes. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page: http://www.proquest.com/en-US/products/dissertations/individuals.shtml.]
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Language: English
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