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ERIC Number: EJ1071323
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0002-726X
Reading and Deaf Individuals: Perspectives on the Qualitative Similarity Hypothesis
Wang, Ye; Andrews, Jean
American Annals of the Deaf, v159 n4 p319-322 2014
In this, the first article in the "American Annals of the Deaf" special issue on English reading development for individuals who are d/Deaf and hard of hearing, the coeditors aim to promote interdisciplinary dialogue among researchers regarding literacy research with d/Deaf and hard of hearing (d/Dhh) students by setting the tone for an open and inclusive forum. Researchers from various disciplines are invited to discuss the similarities and differences between students who are d/Dhh and their typically developing hearing peers in terms of aspects such as reading process, reading development, and reading assessment. Challenges related to the acquisition of language and literacy by d/Dhh students are described. The article highlights the purpose of the special issue, which is to explore what works where, when, why, and for whom.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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