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Franklin, C. Torres – American Annals of the Deaf, 2019
The author examined the experiences of first-generation Latino/a college students who graduated from college and those who did not graduate. It was found that the first-generation deaf Latino/a college graduates in the study had similar experiences growing up, attending high school, and attending college to those of first-generation hearing…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Students, College Graduates, Deafness
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Bruce, Susan M.; Nelson, Catherine; Perez, Angel; Stutzman, Brent; Barnhill, Brooke A. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2016
In a synthesis of the research, the authors present findings from communication and literacy studies conducted with children and youth with deafblindness, ages 0-22 years, and published in peer-reviewed journals, 1990-2015. Findings are organized within the structure of the four aspects of communication: form, function, content, context. The…
Descriptors: Literacy, Deaf Blind, Synthesis, Educational Research
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Correa-Torres, Silvia M.; Bowen, Sandy K. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2016
Research on deafblindness and families is scant. The few available studies, in combination with research in the areas of visual impairment, hearing impairment, and significant support needs, help paint a picture of the services and other assistance required by families, including siblings of a child with deafblindness. In the present article, the…
Descriptors: Deaf Blind, Family Needs, Literature Reviews, Family Programs
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Hartshorne, Timothy S.; Schmittel, Megan C. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2016
Social-emotional development is important to personal adjustment and well-being. Little has been written about social-emotional development in children and youth who are deafblind. The authors discuss factors in typical social-emotional development--attachment, empathy, and friendships--and how they may be challenged in children who are deafblind.…
Descriptors: Deaf Blind, Emotional Development, Social Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Baker, Sharon; Scott, Jessica – American Annals of the Deaf, 2016
For decades, research has focused on American Sign Language/English bilingual education for d/Deaf and hard of hearing students whose families used English or ASL. However, a growing population of d/Dhh children come from households where languages other than English (e.g., Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese) are used. In a longitudinal case study, the…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Student Needs, Case Studies
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Wang, Ye; Williams, Cheri – American Annals of the Deaf, 2014
In a qualitative meta-analysis , the researchers systematically reviewed qualitative and quantitative meta-analyses on reading research with PK-12 students published after the 2000 National Reading Panel (NRP) report. Eleven qualitative and 39 quantitative meta-analyses were reviewed examining reading research with typically developing hearing…
Descriptors: Reading Research, Meta Analysis, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
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Johnson, Harold A. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2013
The effective initial preparation and ongoing support of teachers of students who are deaf and hard of hearing has always been a difficult and controversial task. Changes in student demographic characteristics and educational settings, combined with the rapidly diminishing number and diversity of deaf education teacher preparation (DETP) programs,…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Instructional Effectiveness, Program Effectiveness, Deafness
Cawthon, Stephanie; Leppo, Rachel – American Annals of the Deaf, 2013
The authors conducted a qualitative meta-analysis of the research on assessment accommodations for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. There were 16 identified studies that analyzed the impact of factors related to student performance on academic assessments across different educational settings, content areas, and types of assessment…
Descriptors: Testing Accommodations, Academic Achievement, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
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Buisson, Gerald J.; Salgo, Jennifer – American Annals of the Deaf, 2012
The present article is the second in a 2-part series. Part 1 explained the needs of students in gifted education programs (GEPs), the concept of interest-area mentorship, and how mentors help meet gifted elementary-school students' needs in light of National Association for Gifted Children standards. Part 2 explains that the goals and standards…
Descriptors: Mentors, Gifted, Deafness, Educational Objectives
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Hamilton, Harley – American Annals of the Deaf, 2011
The author reviews research on working memory and short-term memory abilities of deaf individuals, delineating strengths and weaknesses. Among the areas of weakness that are reviewed are sequential recall, processing speed, attention, and memory load. Areas of strengths include free recall, visuospatial recall, imagery, and dual encoding.…
Descriptors: Deafness, Short Term Memory, Recall (Psychology), Spatial Ability
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Wang, Ye – American Annals of the Deaf, 2011
Deaf and hard of hearing students, who cannot successfully access and utilize information in print, experience various difficulties in conventional science instruction, which heavily relies on lectures and textbooks. The purpose of the present review is threefold. First, an overview of inquiry-based science instruction reform, including the…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Active Learning, Partial Hearing, Deafness
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Guardino, Caroline; Syverud, Susan M.; Joyner, Amy; Nicols, Heather; King, Sarah – American Annals of the Deaf, 2011
The effectiveness of phonological instruction with 6 deaf students in an oral program was investigated. In a previous investigation (Syverud, Guardino, & Selznick, 2009), promising results had been obtained in a case study in which the Direct Instruction curriculum titled "Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons" (Engelmann, Haddox, & Bruner,…
Descriptors: Deafness, Phonology, Phonics, Reading Instruction
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Cawthon, Stephanie W. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2011
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) has had a monumental impact over the past decade on how educational reform is viewed in the United States. As a result of how the law is structured, schools for students who are deaf or hard of hearing have been the focus of attention for educational reform under NCLB. While there have been some shifts…
Descriptors: School Restructuring, Federal Legislation, Partial Hearing, Deafness
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Luft, Pamela; Huff, Kelly – American Annals of the Deaf, 2011
One result of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act and related legislation is that most deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) students attend local public schools. Although such placements may provide greater access to general education classrooms and curriculum, DHH students' specialized needs are less likely to be addressed. Using the…
Descriptors: Deafness, Partial Hearing, Middle School Students, High School Students
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Anderson, John L. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2011
On July 18, 2010, the eve of the 21st International Congress on the Education of the Deaf (ICED 2010), the International Leaders Summit was held at the Center for Dialogue at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada. A total of 120 world leaders from 32 countries participated. Presenters, including students, led the conversation on current…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Partial Hearing, Deafness, Partnerships in Education
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