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Holmer, Emil; Heimann, Mikael; Rudner, Mary – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2017
Strengthening the connections between sign language and written language may improve reading skills in deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) signing children. The main aim of the present study was to investigate whether computerized sign language-based literacy training improves reading skills in DHH signing children who are learning to read. Further,…
Descriptors: Deafness, Partial Hearing, Computer Uses in Education, Sign Language
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Cramer-Wolrath, Emelie – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2012
This case study longitudinally analyzes and describes the changes of attentional expressions in interchanges between a pair of fraternal twins, 1 deaf and 1 hearing, from the age of 10-40 months, and their Deaf family members. The video-observed attentional expressions of initiating and reestablishing interchange were grouped in 5 functional…
Descriptors: Attention, Young Children, Twins, Sign Language
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Rydberg, Emelie; Gellerstedt, Lotta C.; Danermark, Berth – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2009
Various educational reforms in Sweden have resulted in a formally equivalent educational system for deaf and hearing pupils. Has this resulted in equal levels of educational attainment? This article compares 2,144 people born between 1941 and 1980 who attended a special education program for the deaf and 100,000 randomly chosen individuals from…
Descriptors: Deafness, Educational Attainment, Foreign Countries, Equal Education
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Brunnberg, Elinor; Bostrom, Margareta Linden; Berglund, Mats – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2008
This survey, "Life and Health--Young People 2005," included all 15/16-year-old adolescents in mainstream schools in the county of Orebro, Sweden. Just students with a slight/mild or moderate hearing loss were included. There were 56 (1.9%) "hard-of-hearing (HH) students with multiple disabilities," 93 (3.1%) students who were…
Descriptors: Multiple Disabilities, Student Adjustment, Foreign Countries, Hearing Impairments
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Molander, B. O.; Pedersen, Svend; Norell, Kia – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2001
A Swedish interview study of how deaf pupils reason about phenomena in a science context revealed significant variation in the extent to which pupils used scientific principles for reasoning about science phenomena, which suggests that for some pupils, school science offers little as a framework for reasoning. (Contains references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Concept Formation, Deafness, Elementary Secondary Education