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Millen, Kaitlyn; Dorn, Brittany; Luckner, John L. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2019
Friendships and self-determination are two factors that positively influence success in school and adult life. Examining the relationship between these two constructs among a sample of students who were deaf or hard of hearing (DHH), the researchers used the Self-Determination Inventory: Student Report (Shogren, Wehmeyer, Burke, & Palmer,…
Descriptors: Friendship, Self Determination, Deafness, Partial Hearing
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Paul, Peter V. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2018
The through-the-air mode is the "real engine" for thought and communication, and that on which secondary representations such as print or Braille are based. This should not be construed as an either-or; it is important to develop high levels of thought in both through-the- air and the corresponding secondary (or captured) modes. It is…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Literacy, Printed Materials
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Li, Degao; Gao, Kejuan; Wu, Xueyun; Xong, Ying; Chen, Xiaojun; He, Weiwei; Li, Ling; Huang, Jingjia – American Annals of the Deaf, 2015
Two experiments investigated Chinese deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) adolescents' recognition of category names in an innovative task of semantic categorization. In each trial, the category-name target appeared briefly at the screen center followed by two words or two pictures for two basic-level exemplars of high or middle typicality, which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hearing Impairments, Deafness, Adolescents
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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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Luft, Pamela – American Annals of the Deaf, 2015
Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) adolescents and young adults with disabilities (DWD) are a highly diverse group who may also demonstrate a range of functional limitations. These present unique challenges to professional efforts to provide high-quality transition services. Despite these issues, a majority of this population has cognitive abilities…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Disabilities, Deafness, Partial Hearing
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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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Li, Degao; Gao, Kejuan; Wu, Xueyun; Chen, Xiaojun; Zhang, Xiaona; Li, Ling; He, Weiwei – American Annals of the Deaf, 2013
Inspired by research by Li, Yi, and Kim (2011), the authors examined Chinese deaf and hard of hearing adolescents' responses to pictures for taxonomic categories of basic level (exemplar pictures) preceded by exemplar pictures, and to written words for taxonomic categories of basic level (exemplar words) preceded by exemplar words or by written…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Adolescents, Pictorial Stimuli
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Smith, Chad E.; Massey-Stokes, Marilyn; Lieberth, Ann – American Annals of the Deaf, 2012
Adolescent health and health literacy are critical health topics recognized in Healthy People 2020. Evidence indicates that adolescents who are d/Deaf have unique health-related needs, yet health communication efforts have not reached them. Despite the Internet's exponential growth and the growth of online health information-seeking behavior among…
Descriptors: Information Needs, Physical Activities, Health Promotion, Females
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Anderson, John L. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2011
On July 18, 2010, the eve of the 21st International Congress on the Education of the Deaf (ICED 2010), the International Leaders Summit was held at the Center for Dialogue at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada. A total of 120 world leaders from 32 countries participated. Presenters, including students, led the conversation on current…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Partial Hearing, Deafness, Partnerships in Education
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Li, Degao; Gao, Kejuan; Zhang, Yue; Wu, Xueyun – American Annals of the Deaf, 2011
Inspired by a previous study of Korean deaf and hard of hearing adolescents, the researchers conducted a priming task of living-nonliving categorization with a sample of Chinese deaf and hard of hearing adolescents. The sample in this study had significantly lower accuracy levels for the thematically related items than for the taxonomically…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Pictorial Stimuli
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Paul, Peter V.; Lee, Chongmin – American Annals of the Deaf, 2010
Evidence is presented for the qualitative similarity hypothesis (QSH) with respect to children and adolescents who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing. The primary focus is on the development of English language and literacy skills, and some information is provided on the acquisition of English as a second language. The QSH is briefly discussed within…
Descriptors: Second Languages, Partial Hearing, Literacy, Cognitive Development
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Miller, Margery S. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2010
Epistemology is examined from two different perspectives within the framework of a broader evolutionary epistemology. Within this framework, reality is not absolute, and truth is a relative concept. People construct individual or personal epistemologies through their experiences, and develop or receive group or socially constructed epistemologies…
Descriptors: Deafness, Epistemology, Children, Adolescents
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Titus, Janet C. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2010
The author profiles the prevalence, severity, and characteristics of victimization among a group of youths with hearing loss presenting to substance abuse treatment. Intake data on 111 deaf and hard of hearing youths (42% female) were analyzed and compared with data from a weighted, gender-matched sample of hearing youths. After gender is…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Deafness, Victims of Crime, Hearing Impairments
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Li, Huijun; Prevatt, Frances – American Annals of the Deaf, 2010
The study examined the fears and anxieties of Chinese deaf and hard of hearing children and adolescents, and the ability of parents and teachers to report the presence of these fears and anxieties. Chinese deaf youth are at risk due to a lack of trained teachers, an overemphasis on oral education in schools, negative stereotypes, and parental…
Descriptors: Stereotypes, Injuries, Deafness, Adolescents
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Coll, Kenneth M.; Cutler, Martin M.; Thobro, Patti; Haas, Robin; Powell, Stephanie – American Annals of the Deaf, 2009
The study compared psychosocial risk behaviors of adolescents who were deaf or hard of hearing with those of their hearing peers in a residential treatment facility. Statistically significant differences emerged between groups. The adolescents who were deaf or hard of hearing demonstrated clinically higher scores than those of their hearing peers…
Descriptors: Partial Hearing, Deafness, Risk, Adolescents
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