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Cawthorn, Stephanie W.; Leppo, Rachel – American Annals of the Deaf, 2013
Students who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing often receive accommodations that are intended to increase access to the educational environment. The authors provide the results of a large national study of accommodations use in secondary and postsecondary settings. The article focuses on three aspects of accommodations use: access, quality, and…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Secondary School Students
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Margellos-Anast, Helen; Hedding, Teri; Perlman, Toby; Miller, Linda; Rodgers, Raymond; Kivland, Lisa; DeGutis, Dorothea; Giloth, Barbara; Whitman, Steven – American Annals of the Deaf, 2005
There is limited information on how communication barriers impact on the health of deaf individuals. The present article describes the development of a standardized interview tool to collect health-related information from deaf adults via face-to-face interviews in American Sign Language (ASL). Questions were selected largely from existing…
Descriptors: Surveys, Deafness, Adults, Interviews
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Craig, Helen B. – American Annals of the Deaf, 1983
The report presents results of a nationwide survey of schools for deaf persons regarding programing for parent-infant (PI) education. Among findings were that 94 schools (88 percent of respondents) reported programs for 1,901 hearing impaired children (Author/MC)
Descriptors: Hearing Impairments, History, Home Programs, Infants
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American Annals of the Deaf, 1991
United States and Canada schools and classes for deaf children from preschool to postsecondary levels are arranged into three sections: (1) a directory listing program name, contact data, and administrator; (2) a summary table listing program type, number of students, services offered, and communication modes used in the classroom; and (3) summary…
Descriptors: Deafness, Educational Facilities, Educational Methods, Elementary Secondary Education
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Andrews, Jean F.; Jordan, Donald L. – American Annals of the Deaf, 1993
A survey of 6,043 professionals in 349 deaf education programs showed that 10.4% are from nonwhite or minority ethnic/cultural backgrounds. Of these, 11.7% are deaf. Only eight minority deaf administrators were identified. More than half of the minority professionals worked in public schools. Geographic distribution and gender are also analyzed.…
Descriptors: Administrators, Deafness, Demography, Elementary Secondary Education
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Cohen, Oscar P.; And Others – American Annals of the Deaf, 1990
The article examines the depressed academic achievement of deaf children from Black and Hispanic minority groups and notes implications concerning educational assessment, placement, student expectations, curriculum development, staffing, and policymaking. Demographic data are also provided. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Students, Deafness, Demography