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Takahashi, Noboru; Isaka, Yukio; Yamamoto, Toshikazu; Nakamura, Tomoyasu – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2017
The present study investigated the development of literacy skills of deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) children in Japan. The three components of literacy, vocabulary, orthographic knowledge, and grammatical knowledge were assessed by using the subtests of the Adaptive Tests for Language Abilities (ATLAN), based on the item response theory developed…
Descriptors: Literacy, Deafness, Partial Hearing, Foreign Countries
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Erickson, Karen; Quick, Nancy – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2017
The present study describes the characteristics of students in Grades 3-12 with significant cognitive disabilities (SCD) and known hearing loss. The study analyzed results of a survey of teachers of students with SCD (n = 38,367) who were slated to participate in an alternate assessment based on alternate achievement standards in 14 states in the…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Hearing Impairments, Grade 3, Grade 4
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Marschark, Marc; Kronenberger, William G.; Rosica, Mark; Borgna, Georgianna; Convertino, Carol; Durkin, Andreana; Machmer, Elizabeth; Schmitz, Kathryn L. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2017
Two experiments examined relations among social maturity, executive function, language, and cochlear implant (CI) use among deaf high school and college students. Experiment 1 revealed no differences between deaf CI users, deaf nonusers, and hearing college students in measures of social maturity. However, deaf students (both CI users and…
Descriptors: Maturity (Individuals), Executive Function, Language Skills, Assistive Technology
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Zaidman-Zait, Anat; Dotan, Adi – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2017
The current mixed-methods study examined everyday problems among deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) adolescents across various life domains. To better understand the factors influencing levels of perceived stress, the impact of DHH adolescents' coping and pragmatic abilities was also examined. Thirty DHH adolescents completed questionnaires about…
Descriptors: High School Students, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Adolescents
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Berge, Sigrid Slettebakk; Thomassen, Gøril – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2016
This article highlights interpreter-mediated learning situations for deaf high school students where such mediated artifacts as technical machines, models, and computer graphics are used by the teacher to illustrate his or her teaching. In these situations, the teacher's situated gestures and utterances, and the artifacts will contribute…
Descriptors: High School Students, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Deaf Interpreting
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Miller, Paul; Kargin, Tevhide; Guldenoglu, Birkan – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2015
The central aim of this study was to clarify whether sign language (SL) nativeness is a significant factor in determining prelingually deaf individuals' reading skills and whether its contribution is modified by the reader's orthographic background. A second aim was to elucidate similarities and differences between native and nonnative signers in…
Descriptors: Deafness, Sign Language, Reading Skills, Correlation
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Michael, Rinat; Cinamon, Rachel Gali; Most, Tova – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2015
The current study examined the contribution of hearing loss, social affiliation, and career self-efficacy to adolescents' future perceptions. Participants were 191 11th and 12th grade students: 60 who were deaf, 36 who were deaf or hard of hearing, and 95 who were hearing. They completed the Future Perceptions Scale, the Career Decision-Making…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Adolescents, High School Students
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Stanzione, Christopher M.; Perez, Susan M.; Lederberg, Amy R. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2013
To address the paucity of current research on the development of creativity in deaf students, and to extend existing research to adolescents, the present study investigated divergent thinking, a method of assessing creativity, in both deaf and hearing adolescents. We assessed divergent thinking in two domains, figural and verbal, while also…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Sign Language, Creativity, Deafness
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Miller, Paul; Kargin, Tevhide; Guldenoglu, Birkan; Rathmann, Christian; Kubus, Okan; Hauser, Peter; Spurgeon, Erin – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2012
This study aims to enhance understanding of the factors underlying variance in the reading comprehension skills of prelingually deaf individuals. Participants were 213 sixth through tenth graders with prelingual deafness recruited from four orthographic backgrounds (Hebrew, Arabic, English, and German) and allocated to three distinct reading…
Descriptors: Deafness, Reading Comprehension, Sentences, Semantics
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Kelly, Ronald R.; Berent, Gerald P. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2011
This research contrasted deaf and hearing students' interpretive knowledge of English sentences containing numeral quantifier phrases and indefinite noun phrases. A multiple-interpretation picture task methodology was used to assess 305 participants' judgments of the compatibility of sentence meanings with depicted discourse contexts.…
Descriptors: Semantics, Pragmatics, Deafness, English
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Lollis, Jana; LaSasso, Carol – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2009
Deaf students consistently score lower on standardized measures of reading comprehension than their hearing peers. Most of the studies that have been conducted to explain this phenomenon have focused on variables within the reader, and important differences have been found between deaf and hearing readers. More recently, in the face of…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Deafness, Reading Tests, Graduation
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Lang, Harry; Pagliaro, Claudia – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2007
In this study of deaf high school students, imagery and familiarity were found to be the best predictors of geometry word recall, whereas neither concreteness nor signability of the terms was a significant predictor variable. Recall of high imagery terms was significantly better than for low imagery terms, and the same result was found for high-…
Descriptors: Deafness, High School Students, Recall (Psychology), Geometry
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Porter, Ann; Edirippulige, Sisira – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2007
Parents whose children are diagnosed in an infant screening program are required to make some difficult choices about the management of the hearing loss at a time when they are emotionally vulnerable. They are required to evaluate information and outcomes regarding issues such as technology for hearing impairment, communication options, education,…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Gateway Systems, Deafness, Screening Tests
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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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Punch, Renee; Creed, Peter A.; Hyde, Merv B. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2006
This study incorporated both quantitative and qualitative methods to examine the perception of career barriers by hard-of-hearing high school students being educated in regular classes with itinerant teacher support. Sixty-five students in Years 10, 11, and 12 completed a questionnaire about potential general and hearing-related barriers, and 12…
Descriptors: Hearing Impairments, Adolescents, High School Students, Student Attitudes
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