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Chilton, Helen; Mayer, Connie; McCracken, Wendy – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2019
The link between Theory of Mind (ToM) and literacy is increasingly being recognized in the literature. However, the focus to date has concentrated on the connections between reading and ToM, with an emphasis on the ways in which ToM is implicated in making inferences from text and suggestions that engaging in reading fiction can support the…
Descriptors: Theory of Mind, Written Language, Deafness, Evidence
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Mayer, Connie; Trezek, Beverly J. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2018
The purpose of this paper is to examine the available peer-reviewed research regarding literacy achievement in deaf children with cochlear implants. A related goal is to identify gaps in the empirical literature and suggest directions for future research. Included in this review are studies that exclusively report reading and writing outcomes for…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Deafness, Assistive Technology, State of the Art Reviews
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Albertini, John; Mayer, Connie – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2011
For over 30 years, teachers have used miscue analysis as a tool to assess and evaluate the reading abilities of hearing students in elementary and middle schools and to design effective literacy programs. More recently, teachers of deaf and hard-of-hearing students have also reported its usefulness for diagnosing word- and phrase-level reading…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Difficulties, Deafness, Miscue Analysis
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Ruggirello, Caterina; Mayer, Connie – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2010
This case study is an examination of the language development of a single pair of fraternal twins--one with a profound, sensorineural hearing loss who received simultaneous bilateral cochlear implants at 1 year of age and the other with normal hearing. The purpose of the study was to compare the twins' language development over time from 6 months…
Descriptors: Twins, Hearing Impairments, Language Acquisition, Deafness
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Akamatsu, C. Tane; Mayer, Connie; Farrelly, Shona – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2006
Deaf and hard-of-hearing students are often delayed in developing their independent living skills because of parental restrictions on activities outside the home due to worries about their child's inability to communicate, their whereabouts, and their general safety. Recent accounts of the use of two-way text messagers suggests that, like…
Descriptors: Deafness, Partial Hearing, High School Students, Telecommunications
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Mayer, Connie; Wells, Gordon – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 1996
This article criticizes application of linguistic interdependence theory to the bilingual/bicultural model of English literacy for deaf students, suggesting that deaf learners do not match theory assumptions. It draws on the work of Vygotsky and Halliday to develop a conceptualization of literacy processes and argues that becoming literate…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Cultural Differences, Deafness