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Dammeyer, Jesper; Chapman, Madeleine; Marschark, Marc – American Annals of the Deaf, 2018
Pediatric cochlear implantation has successfully provided many congenitally deaf children the opportunity to learn to hear and speak. However, outcomes are mostly assessed through formal audiological testing or by gathering perspectives of parents and teachers rather than the children themselves. Sixty-five children with cochlear implants (CIs)…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Hearing Impairments, Deafness, Early Adolescents
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Damen, Saskia; Janssen, Marleen J.; Ruijssenaars, Wied A. J. J. M.; Schuengel, Carlo – American Annals of the Deaf, 2017
The High Quality Communication intervention aims to stimulate interpersonal communication between individuals with congenital deaf-blindness (CDB) and their social partners. Found effective in multiple-case experiments, the intervention is based on Trevarthen's theory of intersubjective development (Bråten & Trevarthen, 2007), which describes…
Descriptors: Congenital Impairments, Deaf Blind, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Intervention
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Cawthon, Stephanie W.; Johnson, Paige M.; Garberoglio, Carrie Lou; Schoffstall, Sarah J. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2016
In a variety of contexts, deaf individuals often must navigate multiple societal, psychological, and physical barriers. It is frequently proposed that role models meet an important need for successful navigation in such contexts. The present article, a research synthesis, explores available literature on role models for deaf individuals, drawing…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Deafness, Role Models, Barriers
Baker, Sharon; Scott, Jessica – American Annals of the Deaf, 2016
For decades, research has focused on American Sign Language/English bilingual education for d/Deaf and hard of hearing students whose families used English or ASL. However, a growing population of d/Dhh children come from households where languages other than English (e.g., Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese) are used. In a longitudinal case study, the…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Student Needs, Case Studies
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Guardino, Caroline; Cannon, Joanna E. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2016
Concluding a two-part "American Annals of the Deaf" special issue on deafness and diversity (DAD), the editors provide reflections and guidance to the field regarding d/Deaf and hard of hearing (d/Dhh) children with a disability (DWD; e.g., learning or intellectual disability, autism) and d/Dhh children from homes where parents use a…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Language Usage, Family Environment
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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Allen, Thomas E.; Letteri, Amy; Choi, Song Hoa; Dang, Daqian – American Annals of the Deaf, 2014
A brief review is provided of recent research on the impact of early visual language exposure on a variety of developmental outcomes, including literacy, cognition, and social adjustment. This body of work points to the great importance of giving young deaf children early exposure to a visual language as a critical precursor to the acquisition of…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Preschool Children, Longitudinal Studies
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Ahlert, Ingrid A.; Greeff, Abraham P. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2012
The study objective was to identify and explore resilience qualities that help protect and support families facing the adversity associated with having a child with hearing loss. The Resiliency Model of Family Stress, Adjustment, and Adaptation (M. A. McCubbin & H. I. McCubbin, 1993, 1996) provided the study's theoretical framework. The 54…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Foreign Countries, Partial Hearing, Deafness
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Vernon, McCay; Rhodes, Anthony – American Annals of the Deaf, 2009
An orientation to autistic spectrum disorders (ASD), also known as autism, is provided, and the specific syndrome of autism and deafness is addressed. The two conditions have in common a major problem: communication. Case histories are provided, the development of treatment for autism is discussed, and the separate disorders that make up ASD are…
Descriptors: Autism, Residential Schools, Deafness, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Belzner, Kate A.; Seal, Brenda C. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2009
Children with severe to profound hearing loss in the United States are diverse in their racial-ethnic backgrounds, comorbid disabilities, socioeconomic levels, and communication modalities. The present article addresses demographic variables and communication outcomes of children with cochlear implants by means of a review of longitudinal studies…
Descriptors: Hearing Impairments, Assistive Technology, Longitudinal Studies, Surgery
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Scheetz, Nanci A.; Martin, David S. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2008
After an extensive review of relevant literature, the investigators developed a questionnaire on teacher characteristics and behaviors in relation to master teachers and distributed it electronically to deaf education professionals. The questionnaire recipients represented administrators, experienced teachers (e.g., those with 3 or more years'…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Education Programs, Deafness, Measures (Individuals)
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Marschark, Marc; Convertino, Carol M.; Macias, Gayle; Monikowski, Christine M.; Sapere, Patricia; Seewagen, Rosemarie – American Annals of the Deaf, 2007
Classroom communication between deaf students was modeled using a question-and-answer game. Participants consisted of student pairs that relied on spoken language, pairs that relied on American Sign Language (ASL), and mixed pairs in which one student used spoken language and one signed. Although the task encouraged students to request…
Descriptors: Speech Communication, Classroom Communication, Oral Language, Deafness
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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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Teller, H.; Harney, J. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2005
A random sample of directors of programs for the deaf in North America were surveyed to get their views about the skills that teacher education programs need to be teaching future teachers of students who are deaf or hard of hearing. The directors were queried about literacy practices, classroom management strategies, and communication strategies…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Deafness, Partial Hearing, Surveys
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