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ERIC Number: EJ1002310
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 28
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 48
ISSN: ISSN-0380-2361
Lessons for Inclusion: Classroom Experiences of Students with Mild and Moderate Hearing Loss
Dalton, C. J.
Canadian Journal of Education, v36 n1 p125-152 2013
Up to 15 % of the student population in integrated classrooms has mild or moderate hearing loss (MMHL) (Niskar et al., 2001), a communication disability that can impact language development, academic performance, and social-emotional quality of life. Due to the mostly intelligible speech of these students, teachers may easily overlook their challenges in gaining full inclusion in their classrooms. Framed by Self-determination Theory and disability identity research, data from interviewed participants reveal a reluctance to seek support from educators or peers, even when communication breaks down. Participants also offered practical classroom strategies for facilitating the inclusion of students with MMHL.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada