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Mayer, Connie; Watson, Linda; Archbold, Sue; Ng, Zheng Yen; Mulla, Imran – Deafness & Education International, 2016
Thirty-three young people with cochlear implants, aged between 9 and 16 years, were assessed for use of their implant system, cognitive abilities, vocabulary, reading, and writing skills. The group came from throughout England and included 26 born deaf, six deafened by meningitis, one with auditory neuropathy, and five with additional needs.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Adolescents, Reading Skills
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Wong, Cara L.; Ching, Teresa Y. C.; Whitfield, Jessica; Duncan, Jill – Deafness & Education International, 2016
The internet and social media have fast become an everyday aspect of adolescents' lives. Online participation may increase social capital and be particularly beneficial for individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing (DHH), as it provides an alternative method to communicate, interact with others and access information. However, reduced levels of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Hearing Impairments, Social Capital, Literacy
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Ahmad, Aznan Che; Brown, P. Margaret – Deafness & Education International, 2016
This study investigated how the type and duration of early intervention (EI) experience impacts hearing parents' views of the importance of different types of facilitative communication strategies when interacting with their children who are deaf or hard of hearing (D/HH). Sixteen mothers were involved in the study. Respondents were allocated to…
Descriptors: Communication Strategies, Mothers, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
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Poon, Brenda T.; Simmons, Noreen R. – Deafness & Education International, 2016
Population-based outcome monitoring could provide useful information about factors that differentially influence the developmental trajectories of deaf or hard-of-hearing children. A strong basis for population-based outcome monitoring is a coordinated, longitudinal data collection, and management infrastructure that includes quality local…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Intervention, Data Collection, Deafness
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Al-Zboon, Eman – Deafness & Education International, 2016
This study describes a kindergarten curriculum for children with hearing impairments, from their teachers' perspectives. Qualitative research data from interviews with 20 teachers were analysed using content analysis methodology. The results pinpoint a collection of proposed curriculum components (i.e. a general framework and outcomes document;…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Preschool Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Children
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Carter, Lyndal; Black, Deborah; Bundy, Anita; Williams, Warwick – Deafness & Education International, 2016
The purpose of this study was to survey the attitudes of parents of adolescent children (with, and without, hearing impairment), with the following objectives: (1) compare perceptions of the parent groups regarding the risk of leisure-noise-related hearing injury; and (2) investigate how comfortable parents felt endorsing their child's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Adolescents, Leisure Time
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Hendar, Ola; O'Neill, Rachel – Deafness & Education International, 2016
Over the past two decades there have been major developments in deaf education in many countries. Medical and technical advances have made it possible for more deaf children to hear and speak successfully. Most deaf pupils learn in ordinary classes in mainstream schools. In this article we explore patterns of achievements of deaf pupils to see if…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Academic Achievement, Deafness
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Teruggi, Lilia A.; Gutiérrez-Cáceres, Rafaela – Deafness & Education International, 2016
In this study we explored the revision process and strategies implemented by deaf and hearing students who attend the same bilingual school context (LIS and Italian). For that we analysed and compared the types and quality of revisions made by deaf and hearing participants to their first draft of a narrative text ("Frog, Where Are You?")…
Descriptors: Revision (Written Composition), Deafness, Comparative Analysis, Italian
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Al-Dababneh, Kholoud Adeeb; Al-Zboon, Eman K.; Akour, Mutasem Mohammad – Deafness & Education International, 2016
This study investigates what competencies are needed by teachers of children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH), in the changing circumstances of their profession in Jordan. One hundred and five teachers of children who are DHH from kindergarten up to primary grade took part in this study. A scale was developed in order to achieve the goals of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Competencies, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
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Borders, Christina M.; Jones Bock, Stacey; Probst, Kristi M. – Deafness & Education International, 2016
The population of students who are deaf/hard of hearing (D/HH) that have additional disabilities remains at over 40 per cent. One population of particular concern is the group of D/HH students with a comorbid diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The prevalence of ASD in the D/HH population is 1 in 59 (Szymanski et al., 2012. "Deaf…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Comorbidity
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Yuknis, Christina – Deafness & Education International, 2015
The success of inclusive education is largely dependent on teachers' perceptions, attitudes, and beliefs about where students with disabilities should be educated. This study examined pre-service teacher (PST) perspectives on inclusion for one subpopulation, students who are deaf, before and after taking a course that establishes the foundation…
Descriptors: Student Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Lund, Emily; Douglas, W. Michael; Schuele, C. Melanie – Deafness & Education International, 2015
Children with hearing loss who are developing spoken language tend to lag behind children with normal hearing in vocabulary knowledge. Thus, researchers must validate instructional practices that lead to improved vocabulary outcomes for children with hearing loss. The purpose of this study was to investigate how semantic richness of instruction…
Descriptors: Semantics, Semantic Differential, Word Study Skills, Hearing Impairments
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Donne, Vicki; Rugg, Natalie – Deafness & Education International, 2015
This study sought to investigate reading perceptions, computer use perceptions, and online reading comprehension strategy use of 26 students who are deaf/hard of hearing in grades 4 through 8 attending public school districts in a tri-state area of the U.S. Students completed an online questionnaire and descriptive analysis indicated that students…
Descriptors: Partial Hearing, Deafness, Reading Comprehension, Reading Strategies
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Clark, M. Diane; Daggett, Dorri J. – Deafness & Education International, 2015
Cultural life scripts are defined as culturally shared expectations that focus on a series of events that are ordered in time. In these scripts, generalized expectations for what to expect through the life course are outlined. This study examined the possibility of a Deaf American Life Script developed in relationship to the use of a visual…
Descriptors: Deafness, College Students, Self Concept, Personal Narratives
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Borders, Christina M.; Meinzen-Derr, Jareen; Wiley, Susan; Bauer, Anne; Embury, Dusty Columbia – Deafness & Education International, 2015
With a high rate of additional learning needs in children with permanent hearing loss, this study sought to understand their educational and support needs. School information on 62 children with varying degrees of hearing loss attending an urban public school during a 5-year period was analysed to understand types and amounts of services over…
Descriptors: Deafness, Disabilities, Hearing Impairments, Allied Health Personnel
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