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Cantle Moore, Robyn; Colyvas, Kim – Deafness & Education International, 2018
The purpose of this study was to establish a set of normative data (growth curve and centiles) for the Infant Monitor of vocal Production (IMP) using a representative population of infants with typically developing hearing. A linear mixed effect model and regression was used to derive 'stage-for-age' trajectory and growth centiles from the…
Descriptors: Infants, Parents, Foreign Countries, At Risk Persons
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Hutchins, Tiffany L.; Allen, Lyndsey; Schefer, Maggie – Deafness & Education International, 2017
Traditional child-performance measures of theory of mind (ToM) are associated with several limitations. The Theory of Mind Inventory-2 (ToMI-2) is a new broadband caregiver-informant measure designed to tap children's ToM competence. The purposes of this pilot study were to (1) gather preliminary data to explore the scope of the ToM challenges…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Theory of Mind, Measures (Individuals), Hearing Impairments
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Holmström, Ingela; Schönström, Krister – Deafness & Education International, 2017
Although once placed solely in deaf schools, a growing number of deaf students in Sweden are now enrolling in mainstream schools. In order to maintain a functional educational environment for these students, municipalities are required to provide a variety of supporting resources, e.g. technological equipment and specialized personnel. However,…
Descriptors: Deafness, Partial Hearing, Foreign Countries, Mainstreaming
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Rees, R.; Fitzpatrick, C.; Foulkes, J.; Peterson, H.; Newton, C. – Deafness & Education International, 2017
When identifying phonemes in new spoken words, lipreading is an important source of information for many deaf people. Because many groups of phonemes are virtually indistinguishable by sight, deaf people are able to identify about 30% of phonemes when lipreading non-words. Cued speech (CS) is a system of hand shapes and hand positions used…
Descriptors: Cued Speech, Phonemes, Lipreading, Adults
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Simpson, Andrea; Baldwin, Elizabeth Margaret – Deafness & Education International, 2017
This study sought to analyze and evaluate the accessibility, availability and quality of online information regarding the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and hearing loss. The most common search engine keyword terms a caregiver may enter when conducting a web search was determined using a keyword search tool. The top websites linked…
Descriptors: Deafness, Children, Caregivers, Caregiver Child Relationship
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Salter, Jackie M.; Swanwick, Ruth A.; Pearson, Susan E. – Deafness & Education International, 2017
This paper presents findings from an empirical study that investigated the learning experiences of deaf students in mainstream secondary classrooms, from teaching assistants' (TA) perspectives. These findings indicate that effective collaboration between mainstream teachers and specialist teachers of the deaf (ToD) is required to ensure…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Mainstreaming, Deafness, Teacher Collaboration
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Laugen, Nina J.; Jacobsen, Karl H.; Rieffe, Carolien; Wichstrøm, Lars – Deafness & Education International, 2017
Hearing loss may represent a risk for developing social skills difficulties; however, little is known about the potential risk resulting from unilateral or mild bilateral hearing loss (UMHL). We compared the social skills of 14 children with UMHL and 21 children with moderate to severe hearing loss (MSHL) with those of 123 children with typical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Competence, Preschool Children, Hearing Impairments
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Chilton, Helen – Deafness & Education International, 2017
Recent years have seen a significant interest in Theory of Mind (ToM), the specific groups in which it may be restricted and the opportunities which might enhance or suppress development. Previous studies have identified gaps in the literature concerning ideas for intervention and strategies which may augment the development of ToM skills.…
Descriptors: Deafness, Theory of Mind, Fiction, Picture Books
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Wang, Qiuying; Andrews, Jean F. – Deafness & Education International, 2017
The national policy in deaf education in Mainland China primarily focuses on oral/aural instruction and hearing rehabilitation. The curriculum in primary grades is specifically structured on speech and hearing skills for language development. But there is little evidence that documents what early literacy instruction looks like or how teachers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literacy Education, Deafness, Elementary Education
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Lissi, María Rosa; Sebastián, Christian; Iturriaga, Cristián; Vergara, Martín – Deafness & Education International, 2017
Deaf and hard-of-hearing (D/HH) students' difficulties with written language have been consistently reported, but there are few studies about deaf students' reading practices and experiences. This study aimed to characterize past and current reading experiences of Chilean D/HH adolescents. There were 46 participating students (7th-12th graders).…
Descriptors: Deafness, Adolescents, Reading, Semi Structured Interviews
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Eilertsen, Lill-Johanne – Deafness & Education International, 2017
This article explores the processes that facilitate interaction between children with unequal prerequisites for communication. Empirical examples are gathered from Norwegian schools and kindergartens. Some of the children in the study have hearing impairment in combination with intellectual disability. The examples demonstrate how these children…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Play, Children, Hearing Impairments
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Toofaninejad, Ehsan; Zaraii Zavaraki, Esmaeil; Dawson, Shane; Poquet, Oleksandra; Sharifi Daramadi, Parviz – Deafness & Education International, 2017
The pedagogical benefits of the social media may be most pronounced when they impact groups of learners who are at a disadvantage in conventional face-to-face contexts. Among such disadvantaged groups are the deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) students who may experience new opportunities with the help of the social media. This paper stems from the…
Descriptors: Social Media, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Use, Deafness
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Schwarz, Amy Louise; Guajardo, Jennifer; Hart, Rebecca – Deafness & Education International, 2017
Deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) literature suggests that there are different read-aloud goals for DHH prereaders based on the spoken and visual communication modes DHH prereaders use, such as: American Sign Language (ASL), simultaneously signed and spoken English (SimCom), and predominately spoken English only. To date, no studies have surveyed…
Descriptors: Reading Aloud to Others, Intermode Differences, Deafness, Partial Hearing
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Goldblat, Ester; Pinto, Ofir Y. – Deafness & Education International, 2017
Auditory-verbal therapy (AVT) is an instructional approach for children with hearing loss (HL) that emphasizes auditory learning. Studies relating to the effectiveness of AVT usually relate to speech and language outcomes of young children receiving AVT. Little is known about outcomes of these children later on, such as academic achievements. The…
Descriptors: Hearing Impairments, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement, Young Adults
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Guarinello, Ana Cristina; Massi, Giselle; Berberian, Ana Paula; Tonocchi, Rita; Valentin, Silvana Mendonça Lopes – Deafness & Education International, 2017
This article aims to investigate deaf people's reasons to participate in a therapeutic group and to analyze some of their reflections on the use of written Portuguese language produced inside this group within a sociocultural perspective. It was carried out at a School for the deaf located in Curitiba, Paraná State/Brazil in a partnership with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Speech Language Pathology, Group Therapy, Written Language
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