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Kelly, Leonard P. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2003
Key considerations for designing reading practice include determining the most effective methods to store word meanings for fluent retrieval during word recognition, making practice stimulating, determining whether practice ought to occur within or without the context of extended text, and addressing whether a target instructional objective is…
Descriptors: Deafness, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education
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Prezbindowski, Amy K.; Lederberg, Amy R. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2003
This article reviews methods for assessing vocabulary of young children with hearing impairments including naturalistic observation, parent report measures, and standardized vocabulary tests. It also describes procedures to assess word-learning processes. Cautions on the use of assessment tools with this population are reviewed and suggestions are…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Evaluation Methods, Hearing Impairments, Infants
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Lang, Harry G. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2002
This article summarizes relevant research on students who are deaf in higher education and suggests directions for educational researchers interested in enhancing the academic success and retention of students who are deaf in higher education programs. The need for improved career education, academic accommodations, and self-advocacy skills are…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Academic Achievement, Career Education, College Students
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Paul, Peter V. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 1996
This overview of the relationship of reading vocabulary knowledge to reading comprehension offers a vocabulary acquisition model that asserts that both breadth and depth of vocabulary knowledge are critical to comprehension. The vocabulary/comprehension relationship and the acquisition of word meanings are compared for hearing and deaf students,…
Descriptors: Deafness, Elementary Secondary Education, Knowledge Level, Language Acquisition
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Pollard, Robert Q., Jr. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 1996
This article considers the purposes of preoperative psychological assessment of cochlear implant candidates, addressing the issues of candidate selection, exclusion, and readiness. Aspects of motivation and informed consent as well as ethical issues are also considered, and specific assessment methodologies, including questionnaires, interviews,…
Descriptors: Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Cochlear Implants, Communication Aids (for Disabled), Deafness
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Harvey, Michael A. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2001
This article discusses psychological and ethical considerations when providing family therapy for parents considering cochlear implantation for the deaf/hard-of-hearing child. Family dynamics, multilevel criteria of informed consent, therapist bias, and intervention strategies are illustrated by a case study of an 8-year-old boy. (Contains seven…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Cochlear Implants, Deafness, Decision Making