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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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Fitzmaurice, Stephen – American Annals of the Deaf, 2017
Although many rural Deaf and Hard of Hearing students attend public schools most of the day and use the services of educational interpreters to gain access to the school environment, little information exists on what interpreters are doing in rural school systems in the absence of credentialing requirements. The researcher used ethnographic…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Rural Schools, Deaf Interpreting
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Rinat, Michael; Cinamon, Rachel Gali; Most, Tova – American Annals of the Deaf, 2015
The study examined the contribution of parents' occupational status and expectations regarding persons with hearing loss to career-related support they provide their deaf and hard of hearing (dhh) adolescent children. Thirty-eight parents completed the Evaluation of Occupational Competence Scale (Weisel & Cinamon, 2005), the Evaluation of…
Descriptors: Parent Role, Adolescents, Hearing Impairments, Expectation
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Ayantoye, Catherine Adekemi; Luckner, John L. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2015
The population of students who are deaf or hard of hearing is becoming more culturally and/or linguistically diverse. However, there is a paucity of practitioner literature and research available to professionals and families to guide decision making about daily practices with these students and their families. The study identified factors that…
Descriptors: Deafness, Partial Hearing, Success, Special Needs Students
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Hamilton, Harley – American Annals of the Deaf, 2012
The researcher investigated the use of three types of dictionaries while reading by high school students with severe to profound hearing loss. The objective of the study was to determine the effectiveness of each type of dictionary for acquiring the meanings of unknown vocabulary in text. The three types of dictionaries were (a) an online…
Descriptors: Dictionaries, American Sign Language, Monolingualism, Reading
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Appelman, Karen I.; Callahan, Judy Ottren; Mayer, Margaret H.; Luetke, Barbara S.; Stryker, Deborah S. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2012
Little information is available on the education, employment, and independent living status of young deaf and hard of hearing adults who have transitioned from high school. The present article reports post-secondary outcomes of 46 young adults who had attended for at least 4 years a non-public agency school in the northwestern United States…
Descriptors: Employment, Independent Living, Young Adults, Deafness
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Andrews, Jean F. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2012
A commentary on Williams's (2012) invited article on the use of adapted vocabulary learning interventions focuses on three areas: (a) Vocabulary interventions with storybook reading originally designed for hearing children can be adapted for deaf children. (b) Teachers are invited to reflect on how the read-aloud process in English differs from…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Word Recognition, Emergent Literacy, 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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Moller, Kerstin; Danermark, Berth – American Annals of the Deaf, 2007
The study describes environmental and personal factors that, from the student perspective, impede participation in education in secondary upper schools by students with postlingual deafblindness. The discussion is framed by the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health. The researchers use the theory of social recognition…
Descriptors: Deaf Blind, Special Needs Students, Educational Environment, High School Students
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Enns, Charlotte; Lafond, Lori Dustan – American Annals of the Deaf, 2007
Learning to read and write is a challenge for most deaf children due to their limited experiences with, and access to, spoken language. In the case of deaf students who have difficulty processing visual print, literacy becomes an even greater challenge. The study piloted an intervention procedure that incorporated the principles of automaticity,…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Interaction, Reading Ability, Dyslexia
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Berman, Barbara A.; Streja, Leanne; Bernaards, Coen A.; Eckhardt, Elizabeth A.; Kleiger, Heidi B.; Maucere, Lauren; Wong, Glenn; Barkin, Shari; Bastani, Roshan – American Annals of the Deaf, 2007
Little research has focused on tobacco use among deaf and hard of hearing youth. Findings are reported from a first-ever tobacco-related survey, completed by 226 California middle and high school students using either a written questionnaire or the Interactive Video Questionnaire, an interactive multimedia computer video technology. Rates for…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Partial Hearing, Mainstreaming, Deafness
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Smith, Chad E. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2007
An exploratory study was designed to describe Internet search behaviors of deaf adolescents who used Internet search engines to complete fact-based search tasks. The study examined search behaviors of deaf high school students such as query formation, query modification, Web site identification, and Web site selection. Consisting of two fact-based…
Descriptors: Deafness, Adolescents, High School Students, Internet
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Kluwin, T. N.; Morris, C. S. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2006
Secondary research or archival research is the analysis of data collected by another person or agency. It offers several advantages, including reduced cost, a less time-consuming research process, and access to larger populations and thus greater generalizability. At the same time, it offers several limitations, including the fact that the…
Descriptors: Deafness, Academic Achievement, High School Students, Data Analysis
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Miller, P. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2005
There Groups of Students--19 hard of hearing, 20 deaf, and a control group of 36 typically developing hearing readers--were compared on their ability to process written words at the lexical level and on their comprehension of words within the structure of a sentence. Findings generally suggested that severe prelingual hearing loss does not prevent…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Hearing Impairments, Sentence Structure, At Risk Persons