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Domínguez, Ana-Belén; Alegría, Jesús; Carrillo, María-Soledad; González, Virginia – American Annals of the Deaf, 2019
The authors examined the relationship between cochlear implants (CIs) and reading acquisition and attempted to determine the part played by phonological and orthographic resources in this task. Four groups of Spanish-speaking deaf children were examined: children with either early- or late-implanted CIs, and children without CIs who had either…
Descriptors: Deafness, Assistive Technology, Hearing Impairments, Reading Skills
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Rodríguez-Santos, José Miguel; García-Orza, Javier; Calleja, Marina; Damas, Jesús; Iza, Mauricio – American Annals of the Deaf, 2018
It is commonly found that deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) students experience delayed mathematical achievement. The present study used two nonsymbolic comparison tasks to explore the basic numerical skills of DHH students. Nine prelocutive DHH students with cochlear implants and nine hearing students, matched on nonverbal IQ, visual short-term…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Mathematics Achievement, Numeracy
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Monreal, S. T.; Hernandez, R. S. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2005
The Reading Levels of a population of 93 Spanish deaf students were examined. All study participants had prelingual profound hearing loss; their ages ranged from 9 to 20 years. All were enrolled in compulsory education during 2002-2003 in the Canary Islands (Spain). They were evaluated with sentence and text comprehension subtests from the…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Deafness, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires
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Cambra, Cristina – American Annals of the Deaf, 2002
A survey of 792 hearing students (ages 10-20) in 22 Spanish schools found students with deafness are well received socially by hearing classmates. Hearing students in general felt that students with deafness might be better looked after at a special school and did not work as hard as hearing students. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Attitudes toward Disabilities, Deafness, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Plann, Susan – American Annals of the Deaf, 1992
This article examines the role played by Roberto Pradez, Spain's first deaf teacher of the deaf, in the establishment of a school for the deaf in Madrid. Pradez is viewed as a founding father of deaf education and a heroic figure who contributed crucially to the establishment and operation of Spain's first state-sponsored school. (Author/JDD)
Descriptors: Deafness, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries