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Fitzpatrick, Elizabeth; Grandpierre, Viviane; Durieux-Smith, Andrée; Gaboury, Isabelle; Coyle, Doug; Na, Eunjung; Sallam, Nusaiba – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2016
Children with mild bilateral and unilateral hearing loss are now commonly identified early through newborn hearing screening initiatives. There remains considerable uncertainty about how to support parents and about which services to provide for children with mild bilateral and unilateral hearing loss. The goal of this study was to learn about…
Descriptors: Children, Mild Disabilities, Hearing Impairments, Reflection
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Lam-Cassettari, Christa; Wadnerkar-Kamble, Meghana B.; James, Deborah M. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2015
Evidence on best practice for optimizing communication with prelingual deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) children is lacking. This study examined the effect of a family-focused psychosocial video intervention program on parent-child communication in the context of childhood hearing loss. Fourteen hearing parents with a prelingual DHH child…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Self Esteem, Intervention, Feedback (Response)
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Banner, Alyssa; Wang, Ye – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2011
The purpose of this study was to identify and examine effective reading strategies used by adult deaf readers compared with student deaf readers. There were a total of 11 participants: 5 deaf adults ranging from 27 to 36 years and 6 deaf students ranging from 16 to 20 years. Assessment methods included interview and think-aloud procedures in which…
Descriptors: Protocol Analysis, Deafness, Reading Strategies, Cognitive Processes
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Dominguez, Ana-Belen; Alegria, Jesus – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2010
This study was aimed at determining the reading mechanisms used by deaf adults who had completed secondary or higher education. Our main hypothesis was that they used a reading strategy consisting of identifying (some of) the key words of sentences and deriving an overall representation of their meaning. All the predictions derived from this…
Descriptors: Sentences, Reading, Deafness, Reading Strategies