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Gou, J.; Smith, J.; Valero, J.; Rubio, I. – Deafness and Education International, 2011
This paper reports on a clinical trial evaluating outcomes of a frequency-lowering technique for adolescents and young adults with severe to profound hearing impairment. Outcomes were defined by changes in aided thresholds, speech perception, and acceptance. The participants comprised seven young people aged between 13 and 25 years. They were…
Descriptors: Speech, Oral Language, Hearing Impairments, Young Adults
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Punch, Renee; Hyde, Merv – Deafness and Education International, 2005
This article reports on the social participation of hard-of-hearing adolescents attending integrated school settings with itinerant teacher support, and the relationship between the students' perceptions of their social participation and their social self-concept and career decision-making. As part of a mixed methods study investigating the career…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Hearing Impairments, Adolescents, Regular and Special Education Relationship
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Most, Tova – Deafness and Education International, 2004
This study evaluated school functioning of a sample of children with hearing impairments who were mainstreamed in regular educational settings. Participants comprised 47 children aged 7;2 to 9;3 years with various degrees and types of hearing loss. Teachers evaluated the children using the Hebrew version of the Screening Instrument For Targeting…
Descriptors: Hearing (Physiology), Hearing Impairments, Children, Assistive Technology