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Cawthon, Stephanie W.; Caemmerer, Jacqueline M. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2014
Parent Involvement and parent expectations are important factors in successful academic and career outcomes for students who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing. Parental roles are particularly important during the transition planning process for students with disabilities. Results are presented from an exploratory study of 56 parents that measured…
Descriptors: Deafness, Postsecondary Education, Hearing Impairments, Parent Attitudes
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Rodríguez-Santos, José Miguel; Calleja, Marina; García-Orza, Javier; Iza, Mauricio; Damas, Jesús – American Annals of the Deaf, 2014
Deaf Children usually achieve lower scores on numerical tasks than normally hearing peers. Explanations for mathematical disabilities in hearing children are based on quantity representation deficits (Geary, 1994) or on deficits in accessing these representations (Rousselle & Noël, 2008). The present study aimed to verify, by means of symbolic…
Descriptors: Evidence, Deafness, Partial Hearing, Number Concepts
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Gardiner-Walsh, Stephanie; Kemmery, Megan; Compton, Mary V. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2014
Faculty Shortages in the study of low-incidence sensory disabilities (deafness, blindness, deaf-blindness) constitute personnel preparation challenges, as documented by a variety of organizations. To alleviate this deficit in the low-incidence sensory disability professoriat, the National Leadership Consortium for Sensory Disabilities (NLCSD) was…
Descriptors: Deafness, Incidence, Educational Research, Blindness
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Wang, Ye; Andrews, Jean – American Annals of the Deaf, 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…
Descriptors: Hypothesis Testing, Qualitative Research, Deafness, Partial Hearing
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Wang, Ye; Williams, Cheri – American Annals of the Deaf, 2014
In a qualitative meta-analysis , the researchers systematically reviewed qualitative and quantitative meta-analyses on reading research with PK-12 students published after the 2000 National Reading Panel (NRP) report. Eleven qualitative and 39 quantitative meta-analyses were reviewed examining reading research with typically developing hearing…
Descriptors: Reading Research, Meta Analysis, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
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Allen, Thomas E.; Letteri, Amy; Choi, Song Hoa; Dang, Daqian – American Annals of the Deaf, 2014
A brief review is provided of recent research on the impact of early visual language exposure on a variety of developmental outcomes, including literacy, cognition, and social adjustment. This body of work points to the great importance of giving young deaf children early exposure to a visual language as a critical precursor to the acquisition of…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Preschool Children, Longitudinal Studies
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Mayer, Connie; Trezek, Beverly J. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2014
A quarter century ago, Hanson (1989) asked, "Is reading different for deaf individuals?" (p. 85). Appealing to evidence available at the time, she argued that skilled deaf readers, like their hearing counterparts, relied on their knowledge of English structure, including phonological information. This perspective on the role phonology…
Descriptors: Reading Processes, Deafness, Phonology, English
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McQuarrie, Lynn; Parrila, Rauno – American Annals of the Deaf, 2014
Cumulating evidence suggests that the establishment of high-quality phonological representations is the "cognitive precursor" that facilitates the acquisition of language (spoken, signed, and written). The authors present two studies that contrast the nature of bilingual profoundly deaf children's phonological representations derived…
Descriptors: Phonology, Deafness, Sign Language, Bilingualism
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McDonald, Donna – American Annals of the Deaf, 2014
In this essay, the author describes how, and why, she tackled a lifetime of questions about her deafness and experiences of being deaf by writing a memoir called The Art of Being Deaf. While researching her memoir, the author discovered that the questions about her deafness that she most needed to answer were her own. Having first read many…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Autobiographies, Personal Narratives
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Cheng, Sanyin; Zhang, Li-Fang – American Annals of the Deaf, 2014
The present study pioneered in adopting test accommodations to validate the Thinking Styles Inventory-Revised II (TSI-R2; Sternberg, Wagner, & Zhang, 2007) among Chinese university students with hearing impairment. A series of three studies were conducted that drew their samples from the same two universities, in which accommodating test…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Testing Accommodations, Hearing Impairments, College Students
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Bennett, Jessica G.; Gardner, Ralph, III; Leighner, Ross; Clancy, Shannon; Garner, Joshua – American Annals of the Deaf, 2014
The Effects of the Language for Learning curriculum (Engelmann & Osborne, 1999) on through-the-air (i.e., signed and/or spoken) English skills for students who are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) were examined by means of a single-subject, concurrent-multiple-probes-across-participants design. Four 11-year-old participants varied in auditory…
Descriptors: English Instruction, Teaching Methods, Deafness, Partial Hearing
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Pinquart, Martin; Pfeiffer, Jens P. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2014
The investigators compared the perceived attainment of developmental tasks by 181 German adolescents with hearing loss and 254 peers without hearing loss. The adolescents with hearing loss were attending special schools for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. On average, the two groups perceived similar levels of success across the assessed…
Descriptors: Developmental Tasks, Adolescents, Special Schools, Deafness
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Appanah, Thangi M.; Hoffman, Nancy – American Annals of the Deaf, 2014
The authors investigated the impact of the Deaf Student Editing Rubric (DSER) as a self-editing tool on the writing performance of prelingually profoundly deaf adolescent students whose first language is American Sign Language. The DSER was developed by the first author. The study participants included 15 Deaf students in 4 classrooms in grades…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Deafness, Partial Hearing, Scoring Rubrics
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Eden, Sigal; Ingber, Sara – American Annals of the Deaf, 2014
The study examined the efficacy of an early intervention program to improve children's sequential time perception through virtual versus pictorial training in arranging episodes of temporal scripts. The researchers examined 65 deaf and hard of hearing children ages 4-7 years who were divided into two groups: (a) virtual environments technological…
Descriptors: Virtual Classrooms, Deafness, Partial Hearing, Early Intervention
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Cannon, Joanna E.; Kirby, Susannah – American Annals of the Deaf, 2013
Results of a study are presented that suggest the grammatical structures of English some deaf and hard of hearing students struggle to acquire. A review of the literature from the past 40 years is presented, exploring particular lexical and morphosyntactic areas in which deaf and hard of hearing children have traditionally exhibited difficulty.…
Descriptors: Grammar, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Morphemes
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