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Young, Alys; Tattersall, Helen – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2007
This article presents results from an interview study of 45 parents/caregivers (representing 27 families) whose infants were correctly identified as deaf during the first phase of the implementation of the national universal Newborn Hearing Screening Programme in England. Average age of children when parents were interviewed was 25 weeks. Two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Screening Tests, Identification, Deafness
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Young, Alys; Tattersall, Helen – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2005
This article presents results from a narrative interview study of 45 parents/caregivers whose infants were correctly identified as deaf through Phase 1 of the Newborn Hearing Screening Programme in England. It concerns the period from the first screening event to the point of referral for audiological assessment. It focuses on the meanings parents…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Deafness, Auditory Tests, Neonates
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Powers, Stephen – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2003
A survey of 16-year-old English students with hearing impairments in 1995 (n=344) and 1996 (n=403) investigated family and environmental influences on General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) performance. The strongest predictors of GCSE success were later age of onset of deafness and high family socioeconomic status. (Contains…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Age, Deafness, Foreign Countries