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Nassrallah, Flora; Fitzpatrick, Elizabeth M.; Whittingham, JoAnne; Sun, Huidan; Na, Eunjung; Grandpierre, Viviane – Deafness & Education International, 2020
According to population-based prevalence data, more than 40% of children diagnosed with a hearing impairment have a mild to moderate bilateral or unilateral hearing loss. Prior to newborn hearing screening, these degrees of loss were not identified until early school-age. While studies highlight the challenges of late-identified children with such…
Descriptors: Hearing Impairments, Children, Language Skills, Auditory Perception
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Tachtsis, Kristina; Dettman, Shani – Deafness & Education International, 2018
With regard to parents making communication approach decisions for their children with hearing loss, Crowe et al. (2014) suggested that key themes were: feasibility; sources of information; child characteristics; and, future opportunities. For children using cochlear implants (CI/s), the present study aimed to understand parental preferences…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Parent Attitudes, Decision Making
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Brown, P. Margaret; Byrnes, Linda J. – Deafness and Education International, 2014
This study investigated the Individual Learning Plans of eighty-eight students who were deaf and hard of hearing attending facilities and schools for the deaf in Victoria Australia. The students' assessment and planning portfolios were scrutinised for evidence of formal and informal assessment used to generate goals for the Individual Learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Deafness, Partial Hearing, Special Education