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Wang, Qiuying; Andrews, Jean; Liu, Hsiu Tan; Liu, Chun Jung – American Annals of the Deaf, 2016
Case studies of adult d/Deaf or Hard of Hearing Multilingual Learners (DMLs) are few, especially studies of DMLs who learn more than one sign language and read logographic and alphabetic scripts. To reduce this paucity, two descriptive case studies are presented. Written questionnaires, face-to-face interviews, and self-appraisals of language-use…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Case Studies, Deafness, Partial Hearing
Paradis, Grace; Koester, Lynne Sanford – American Annals of the Deaf, 2015
In recent years, increasing attention has been given to the development of deaf children, though few studies have included Deaf parents. The present study examined emotional availability (EA) and functions of touch used by Deaf or hearing parents with hearing or deaf infants during free play. Sixty dyads representing four hearing status groups…
Descriptors: Deafness, Tactual Perception, Infants, Parent Child Relationship
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Weiner, Mary T.; Day, Stefanie J.; Galvan, Dennis – American Annals of the Deaf, 2013
Student perspectives reflect school climate. The study examined perspectives among deaf and hard of hearing students in residential and large day schools regarding bullying, and compared these perspectives with those of a national database of hearing students. The participants were 812 deaf and hard of hearing students in 11 U.S. schools. Data…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Bullying, Educational Environment
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Myers, Candace; Clark, M. Diane; Musyoka, Millicent M.; Anderson, Melissa L.; Gilbert, Gizelle L.; Agyen, Selina; Hauser, Peter C. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2010
Previous research on the reading abilities of Deaf individuals from various cultural groups suggests that Black Deaf and Hispanic Deaf individuals lag behind their White Deaf peers. The present study compared the reading skills of Black Deaf and White Deaf individuals, investigating the influence of American Sign Language (ASL), culture, family…
Descriptors: Family Characteristics, Deafness, Reading Skills, American Sign Language
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Hogg, Nanette M.; Lomicky, Carol S.; Weiner, Stephen F. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2008
The study examined the use of computer-mediated communication (CMC) among individuals involved in a conflict sparked by the appointment of an administrator as president-designate of Gallaudet University in 2006. CMC was defined to comprise forms of communication used for transmitting (sharing) information through networks with digital devices.…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Universities, College Presidents, Conflict
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Taft, Brenda – American Annals of the Deaf, 1983
Employment trends for 121 Black deaf individuals (16 years old and older) who were placed in gainful employment during July 1978 through May 1981 were evaluated. The study sought to determine whether race, age, or gender affected employment. (Author/SW)
Descriptors: Age, Blacks, Deafness, Education Work Relationship