ERIC Number: EJ281125
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Feb
The Effects of Signed Text on the Reading Comprehension of Hearing-Impaired Children.
Robbins, Nancy L.
American Annals of the Deaf, v128 n1 p40-44 Feb 1983
Findings of a study involving 49 elementary and 32 secondary deaf students supported the hypothesis that adding sign language pictures above English words would significantly increase Ss' reading comprehension. Cloze sign format (every fifth sign deleted) also improved comprehension. Results supported a language difference model. (CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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