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Levinger, Miriam; Allassad Alhuzail, Nuzha – American Annals of the Deaf, 2018
The authors examine parenting stress and coping strategies and their relation to satisfaction with family quality of life in a unique population: hearing Bedouin parents of children born with partial or total hearing loss in southern Israel. Could variables previously shown to predict families' quality of life in other populations with children…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Coping, Stress Variables, Migrants
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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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Eden, Sigal; Ingber, Sara – American Annals of the Deaf, 2014
The study examined the efficacy of an early intervention program to improve children's sequential time perception through virtual versus pictorial training in arranging episodes of temporal scripts. The researchers examined 65 deaf and hard of hearing children ages 4-7 years who were divided into two groups: (a) virtual environments technological…
Descriptors: Virtual Classrooms, Deafness, Partial Hearing, Early Intervention
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Shoham, Snunith; Heber, Meital – American Annals of the Deaf, 2012
The content of 2,050 messages on a virtual forum for d/Deaf and hard of hearing people in Israel was analyzed. Interactions and behavior were monitored to determine if behavior on the forum expressed social support, and whether the community was an entirely virtual community or a real community whose members also met in other venues. Subjects…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Assistive Technology, Foreign Countries, Social Networks
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Ingber, Sara; Eden, Sigal – American Annals of the Deaf, 2011
A 3-month intervention was conducted to enhance the sequential time perception and storytelling ability of young children with hearing loss. The children were trained to arrange pictorial episodes of temporal scripts and tell the stories they created. Participants (N = 34, aged 4-7 years) were divided into 2 groups based on whether their…
Descriptors: Scripts, Partial Hearing, Etiology, Assistive Technology
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Miller, Paul – American Annals of the Deaf, 2009
This case study reports on the progress of Navon, a 13-year-old boy with prelingual deafness, over a 3-month period following exposure to Logo, a computer programming language that visualizes specific programming commands by means of a virtual drawing tool called the Turtle. Despite an almost complete lack of skills in spoken and sign language,…
Descriptors: Speech, Sign Language, Programming Languages, Oral Language
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Most, Tova – American Annals of the Deaf, 2006
The study examined school functioning of Israeli Arab children with hearing impairment (HI) who were included in regular education classrooms, in comparison to their classmates with normal hearing (NH). Ninety-three children (60 NH and 33 HI), grades 1-6, participated. Teachers evaluated the children using the Arabic version of the Screening…
Descriptors: Semitic Languages, Hearing (Physiology), Arabs, Achievement
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Ben-Itzhak, D.; Most, T.; Weisel, A. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2005
The present study examined the relationships between teachers' and communication clinicians' self-reported knowledge on cochlear implants and their expectations of CIs. The authors also explored these professionals' views regarding the child's communication mode, educational setting, and social options following cochlear implantation. The…
Descriptors: Hearing Impairments, Assistive Technology, Surgery, Knowledge Level
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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
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Zwiebel, Abraham; Mertens, Donna M. – American Annals of the Deaf, 1985
Results of Snijders-Oomen Nonverbal Intelligence Test for 251 deaf and 101 hearing children in Israel included that (1) factor structure for total deaf group differs from that of hearing group; (2) differences in cognitive structure were evident by age level for deaf; and (3) differences exist between cognitive structures of hearing and deaf…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Deafness, Elementary Secondary Education, Factor Analysis
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Weisel, Amatzia – American Annals of the Deaf, 1988
Elementary school-age Israeli hearing-impaired children of two hearing-impaired parents (HIC/HIP; n=31) and of two normally hearing parents (HIC/NHP; n=93) were compared. HIC/HIP outperformed HIC/NHP in reading comprehension and teachers' ratings of emotional adjustment, self-image, and motivation for communication, and were comparable in social…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Elementary Education, Emotional Adjustment, Foreign Countries
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Goldenberg, Malka; And Others – American Annals of the Deaf, 1979
It was hypothesized that level of communication and self-concept of Israeli deaf parents of 48 hearing children (6-14 years old) are positively correlated. It was also predicted that each of these factors would positively correlate with warm feelings felt and expressed by hearing children towards their deaf parents. (Author/SBH)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Deafness, Elementary Education, Exceptional Child Research