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Toe, Dianne; Paatsch, Louise; Szarkowski, Amy – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2019
This paper investigates the use of checklists to assess pragmatics in children and adolescents who are deaf and hard of hearing. A systematic literature review was undertaken to identify all of the published research articles between 1979 and 2018 on the topic of the assessment of pragmatics for this population of children and adolescents. The 67…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Pragmatics, Children, Adolescents
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Barr, Megan; Duncan, Jill; Dally, Kerry – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2018
Children in regional, rural and remote areas have less access to services than those living in urban areas. Practitioners serving children with a hearing loss have attempted to address this gap, however there are few studies investigating service access and experiences of non-metropolitan families and professionals. This systematic review…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Related Services (Special Education), Hearing Impairments, Literature Reviews
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Luft, Pamela – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2018
This manuscript reviews 28 studies of reading research on deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) students published since 2000 that used correlational analyses. The examination focused on assessment issues affecting measurement and analysis of relationships between early phonological or orthographic skills and reading comprehension. Mixed outcomes…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Reading Research, Correlation
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Mayer, Connie; Trezek, Beverly J. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2018
The purpose of this paper is to examine the available peer-reviewed research regarding literacy achievement in deaf children with cochlear implants. A related goal is to identify gaps in the empirical literature and suggest directions for future research. Included in this review are studies that exclusively report reading and writing outcomes for…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Deafness, Assistive Technology, State of the Art Reviews
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Kuenburg, Alexa; Fellinger, Paul; Fellinger, Johannes – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2016
Access to health care without barriers is a clearly defined right of people with disabilities as stated by the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities. The present study reviews literature from 2000 to 2015 on access to health care for deaf people and reveals significant challenges in communication with health providers and gaps in…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Access to Health Care, Civil Rights
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Lund, Emily – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2016
This article employs meta-analysis procedures to evaluate whether children with cochlear implants demonstrate lower spoken-language vocabulary knowledge than peers with normal hearing. Of the 754 articles screened and 52 articles coded, 12 articles met predetermined inclusion criteria (with an additional 5 included for one analysis). Effect sizes…
Descriptors: Children, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Assistive Technology
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Wendel, Erica; Cawthon, Stephanie W.; Ge, Jin Jin; Beretvas, S. Natasha – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2015
The authors assessed the quality of single-case design (SCD) studies that assess the impact of interventions on outcomes for individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing (DHH). More specifically, the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) standards for SCD research were used to assess design quality and the strength of evidence of peer-reviewed studies…
Descriptors: Deafness, Partial Hearing, Intervention, Research Design
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Xie, Yu-Han; Potmešil, Milon; Peters, Brenda – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2014
This review is conducted to describe how children who are deaf or hard of hearing (D/HH) interact with hearing peers in inclusive settings, illustrate the difficulties and challenges faced by them in interacting with peers, and identify effective interventions that promote their social interaction in inclusive education. A systematic search of…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Children, Interaction
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Batten, Georgina; Oakes, Peter M.; Alexander, Tim – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2014
Research indicates that deaf children can have marked social difficulties compared with their hearing peers. Factors that influence these social interactions need to be reviewed to inform interventions. A systematic search of 5 key databases and 3 specialized journals identified 14 papers that met the inclusion criteria. Methodological quality of…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Deafness, Peer Relationship, Social Influences
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Edwards, Lindsay C. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2007
In recent years, the number of children receiving cochlear implants who have significant disabilities in addition to their deafness has increased substantially. However, in comparison with the extensive literature on speech, language, and communication outcomes following pediatric implantation in children without complex needs, the available…
Descriptors: Deafness, Multiple Disabilities, Children, Assistive Technology
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Marschark, Marc; Rhoten, Cathy; Fabich, Megan – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2007
This article presents a critical analysis of empirical studies assessing literacy and other domains of academic achievement among children with cochlear implants. A variety of recent studies have demonstrated benefits to hearing, language, and speech from implants, leading to assumptions that early implantation and longer periods of implant should…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Children, Deafness, Reading Achievement
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Rosen, Russell S. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2007
Sound plays a prominent role in narrative description of characters and environs in mainstream American literature. A review of American Deaf literature shows that the representations of sound held for deaf writers are in extensional and oppositional terms. American deaf writers, in their descriptions of entities, characters, functions, and…
Descriptors: Deafness, United States Literature, Acoustics, Role
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Vernon, McCay – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2005
In 1965, McCay Vernon drove a stake through the heart of the long-established "truth" that deaf people were inferior to hearing people. Launched by Aristotle, emboldened by the 1880 Conference of Milan, and reiterated in the twentieth century through the biased research of many psychologists, this falsehood persisted until the publication of this…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Deafness, Partial Hearing, Children
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Kelly, Leonard P. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2003
Key considerations for designing reading practice include determining the most effective methods to store word meanings for fluent retrieval during word recognition, making practice stimulating, determining whether practice ought to occur within or without the context of extended text, and addressing whether a target instructional objective is…
Descriptors: Deafness, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education
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Harvey, Michael A. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2003
This article explores the psychological mechanisms of empathy with specific reference to sign language interpreters. It stresses that one must achieve a healthy balance of empathizing enough while shielding oneself from its perils to work effectively and ethically with a member of a minority group such as the deaf community. (Contains references.)…
Descriptors: Coping, Elementary Secondary Education, Empathy, Hearing Impairments
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