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Pinquart, Martin; Pfeiffer, Jens P. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2014
The investigators compared the perceived attainment of developmental tasks by 181 German adolescents with hearing loss and 254 peers without hearing loss. The adolescents with hearing loss were attending special schools for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. On average, the two groups perceived similar levels of success across the assessed…
Descriptors: Developmental Tasks, Adolescents, Special Schools, Deafness
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Vetter, Alexandra; Lohle, Erwin; Bengel, Jurgen; Burger, Thorsten – American Annals of the Deaf, 2010
Integration experiences of hearing impaired German elementary school students in separate educational settings (n = 31) were compared with those of counterparts at the same level in integrated settings (n = 26), and evaluated in regard to psychosocial behavior, semantic-lexical abilities, and communicative skills. Analysis of questionnaire…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, School Desegregation, Semantics, Deafness
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Power, Des; Power, Mary R.; Rehling, Bernd – American Annals of the Deaf, 2007
An online survey of German deaf people demonstrated that they use text communication through Short Message Service (SMS), e-mail, fax, and telephone typewriters (TTY) to communicate within communities of deaf and hearing people. SMS is used most, with more than 96% of respondents having access to a mobile phone. Most use is intrinsic and directed…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, German, Deafness, Foreign Countries
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Hintermair, Manfred – American Annals of the Deaf, 2007
The German version of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) was used in a study to examine its usefulness in diagnosing socioemotional problems of deaf and hard of hearing children. The SDQ parent version was completed by 213 mothers and 213 fathers. The factor structure and reliability were tested, and the prevalence rate of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Partial Hearing, Statistical Data, Incidence
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Hintermair, Manfred – American Annals of the Deaf, 2000
A survey of 317 German parents of children with hearing impairments found parents who frequently met with other parents had warm, accepting, trusting relationships with their children. Parents who had many contacts with adults with hearing impairments had a strong sense of competence in regard to their child's upbringing. (Contains extensive…
Descriptors: Attitudes toward Disabilities, Child Rearing, Children, Coping