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Knoors, Harry; Meuleman, Judith; Klatter-Folmer, Jetske – American Annals of the Deaf, 2003
The authors compared evaluations by parents and teachers of the communicative abilities of deaf children. Such comparisons between parents' and professionals' assessments of the language development of children who are deaf can provide useful information on which to base ecologically valid intervention approaches. A secondary interest of the…
Descriptors: Deafness, Bilingual Education Programs, Language Acquisition, Bilingualism
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Adams, John W.; Tidwell, Romeria – American Annals of the Deaf, 1989
Twenty-four parents of hearing-impaired children (aged 2-12) participated in a self-instructional program to reduce stress. Participating parents reported no significant decreases in stress levels relative to control subjects (n=26). Parents' perceptions of child misbehavior revealed that the incidence of child misbehavior decreased for…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Child Rearing, Elementary Secondary Education, Hearing Impairments
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LaSasso, Carol – American Annals of the Deaf, 1987
Because reading levels of hearing-impaired students computed on reading tests developed for hearing students may vary considerably depending on the test used, this article summarizes the research in this area and suggest ways parents can evaluate their child's rate of progress in reading in ways other than using reading levels. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Elementary Secondary Education, Hearing Impairments, Parent Attitudes
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Swisher, M. Virginia – American Annals of the Deaf, 1992
The onset and maintenance of visual attention to signing was observed in three profoundly deaf children (ages two and three) while interacting with their hearing mothers about a picture story. All children experienced problems with the need to focus simultaneously on the mother's signs and the picture book. Suggestions for developing visual…
Descriptors: Attention Control, Communication Skills, Deafness, Interaction Process Analysis
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Luetke-Stahlman, Barbara; And Others – American Annals of the Deaf, 1996
A review of the research literature on teaching deaf or hard-of-hearing students to read led to identification of 10 recommended practices for adults reading to these children. Practices include: focusing on the purpose and enjoyment of reading, using the child's dominant language in interactive dialogue, relating the child's life to the text, and…
Descriptors: Deafness, Educational Practices, Hearing Impairments, Parents as Teachers