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Hintermair, Manfred; Sarimski, Klaus – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2019
Studies on fathers with deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) children are quite rare in deaf education; if they are conducted, they narrowly focus on preschool-age or school-age children. The study reported here presents data from a survey on 92 fathers of very young DHH children with a mean age of 26 months. Questionnaires were used to measure the…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Fathers, Parenting Styles
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Hintermair, Manfred; Sarimski, Klaus; Lang, Markus – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2017
Social--emotional competences are an important developmental domain for deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) children and early diagnosis of problems is needed to ensure that DHH children receive appropriate support in this domain. In order to explore the usefulness of an instrument, which was recently developed for very young children, two studies in…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Infants, Toddlers
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Hintermair, Manfred – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2011
A group of deaf and hard-of-hearing (D/HH) students at mainstream schools (N = 212) was investigated in a questionnaire-based survey using the Inventory of Life Quality of Children and Youth (ILC) and the Classroom Participation Questionnaire. The ILC data for the D/HH sample are for the most part comparable with the data from a normative hearing…
Descriptors: Deafness, Quality of Life, Mental Health, Measures (Individuals)
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Hintermair, Manfred – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2008
In the context of the current identity discussions, the interrelations between acculturations, psychological resources, and self-esteem as well as the satisfaction with life of deaf and hard-of-hearing people (N = 629) were examined by means of a questionnaire-based survey. To check these interrelations, one-factor and two-factor analyses of…
Descriptors: Deafness, Partial Hearing, Life Satisfaction, Self Esteem
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Hintermair, Manfred – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2006
In recent years, empowerment and resource orientation have become vital guidelines for many of the sciences. For the field of deaf education, it is also highly important to look carefully at these guidelines if we are to acquire a better understanding as regards both the situation of the parents involved and the development of the deaf and hard of…
Descriptors: Parents, Socioeconomic Influences, Stress Variables, Deafness
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Hintermair, Manfred; Albertini, John A. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2005
In the last 50 years, several new technologies have become enormously important within the Deaf community and have helped significantly to improve deaf people's lives in a hearing world. Current public attention and admiration, however, seems unduly focused on medical technologies that promise to solve "the problem" of being deaf. One reason for…
Descriptors: Ethics, Deafness, Family (Sociological Unit), Decision Making
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Hintermair, Manfred – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2004
This study examined the importance of reported sense of coherence (Antonovsky, 1987) in mothers of children with hearing impairment. Sense of coherence was explored as a factor in relation to the experience of stress and subjective life satisfaction and in the context of other relevant variables in coping (e.g., social support, additional…
Descriptors: Deafness, Quality of Life, Mothers, Life Satisfaction