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Titus, Janet C.; Schiller, James A.; Guthmann, Debra – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2008
The purpose of this study is to provide a profile of youths with hearing loss admitted to substance abuse treatment facilities. Intake data on 4,167 youths (28% female; 3% reporting a hearing loss) collected via the Global Appraisal of Individual Need-I assessment was used for the analyses. Information on demographics, environmental…
Descriptors: Individual Needs, Substance Abuse, Hearing Impairments, Drinking
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Cinamon, Rachel Gali; Most, Tova; Michael, Rinat – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2008
This study examined the effect of hearing status on role salience and anticipated work-family relations among 101 unmarried young adults aged 20-33 years: 35 with hearing loss (19 hard of hearing and 16 deaf) and 66 hearing. Participants completed the Life Role Salience scale, anticipated conflictual relations scale, anticipated facilitory…
Descriptors: Hearing Impairments, Deafness, Young Adults, Family Work Relationship
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Figueras, Berta; Edwards, Lindsey; Langdon, Dawn – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2008
The relationship between language and executive function (EF) and their development in children have been the focus of recent debate and are of theoretical and clinical importance. Exploration of these functions in children with a peripheral hearing loss has the potential to be informative from both perspectives. This study compared the EF and…
Descriptors: Deafness, Children, Cognitive Processes, Language Skills
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Prezbindowski, Amy K.; Lederberg, Amy R. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2003
This article reviews methods for assessing vocabulary of young children with hearing impairments including naturalistic observation, parent report measures, and standardized vocabulary tests. It also describes procedures to assess word-learning processes. Cautions on the use of assessment tools with this population are reviewed and suggestions are…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Evaluation Methods, Hearing Impairments, Infants
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Nielsen, Diane Corcoran; Luetke-Stahlman, Barbara – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2002
A case study is presented of the language and literacy development of a girl with deafness from preschool through sixth grade. Annual evaluation of language and literacy skills was used to select educational placements, instructional methods, strategies, and materials. Grade level progress and instruction is presented and discussed. (Contains…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Case Studies, Communication Skills, Curriculum Based Assessment
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Harvey, Michael A. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2001
This article discusses psychological and ethical considerations when providing family therapy for parents considering cochlear implantation for the deaf/hard-of-hearing child. Family dynamics, multilevel criteria of informed consent, therapist bias, and intervention strategies are illustrated by a case study of an 8-year-old boy. (Contains seven…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Cochlear Implants, Deafness, Decision Making