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Davenport, Carrie A.; Konrad, Moira; Alber-Morgan, Sheila R. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2019
This study examined the effects of a reading racetrack game on acquisition, maintenance, and generalization of sight words for four kindergarten students who are deaf. The game consisted of placing sight words around a racetrack board and prompting the participant to read the words. A multiple probe design across word sets demonstrated a…
Descriptors: Deafness, Kindergarten, Preschool Children, Educational Games
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Tucci, Stacey L.; Easterbrooks, Susan R.; Lederberg, Amy R. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2016
Data from a growing number of research studies indicate that children with hearing loss are delayed in Theory of Mind (ToM) development when compared to their typically developing, hearing peers. While other researchers have studied the developmental trajectories of ToM in school-age students who are deaf, a limited number have addressed the need…
Descriptors: Theory of Mind, Kindergarten, Preschool Education, Hearing Impairments
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Ziv, Margalit; Most, Tova; Cohen, Shirit – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2013
Emotion understanding and theory of mind (ToM) are two major aspects of social cognition in which deaf children demonstrate developmental delays. The current study investigated these social cognition aspects in two subgroups of deaf children--those with cochlear implants who communicate orally (speakers) and those who communicate primarily using…
Descriptors: Sign Language, Foreign Countries, Social Cognition, Theory of Mind
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Narr, Rachel F. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2008
Visual phonics, a system of 45 hand and symbol cues that represent the phonemes of spoken English, has been used as a tool in literacy instruction with deaf/hard-of-hearing (DHH) students for over 20 years. Despite years of anecdotal support, there is relatively little published evidence of its impact on reading achievement. This study was…
Descriptors: Phonics, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Phonological Awareness
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Trezek, Beverly J.; Wang, Ye; Woods, Denyse G.; Gampp, Terri L.; Paul, Peter V. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2007
The purpose of the current study is to expand upon the effectiveness of using Visual Phonics in conjunction with Direct Instruction reading programs (B. J. Trezek & K. W. Malmgren, 2005; B. J. Trezek & Y. Wang, 2006) and to explore the results of utilizing Visual Phonics to supplement another phonics-based reading curriculum for students who are…
Descriptors: Phonics, Visual Aids, Reading Programs, Instructional Effectiveness
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Ansell, Ellen; Pagliaro, Claudia M. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2006
This study determines the relative difficulty and associated strategy use of arithmetic (addition and subtraction) story problems when presented in American Sign Language to primary level (K-3) deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Results showed that deaf and hard-of-hearing students may consider and respond to arithmetic story problems differently…
Descriptors: Arithmetic, American Sign Language, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
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Trezek, Beverly J.; Wang, Ye – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2006
Extensive literature has reiterated the reading difficulties of students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Building and expanding upon the work of B. J. Trezek and K. W. Malmgren (2005), this study demonstrated that given 1 year of instruction from a phonics-based reading curriculum supplemented by Visual Phonics, kindergarten and first-grade…
Descriptors: Phonics, Reading Instruction, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
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Fung, Pan-Chung; Chow, Bonnie Wing-Yin; McBride-Chang, Catherine – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2005
The present study investigated the effects of a special interactive dialogic reading method developed by Whitehurst et al. (1988) on deaf and hard-of-hearing children in Hong Kong. Twenty-eight deaf and hard-of-hearing children in kindergarten, first, or second grade were pretested on a receptive vocabulary test and assigned to one of three…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 2, Kindergarten, Reading Programs