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Wang, Qiuying; Andrews, Jean F. – Deafness & Education International, 2017
The national policy in deaf education in Mainland China primarily focuses on oral/aural instruction and hearing rehabilitation. The curriculum in primary grades is specifically structured on speech and hearing skills for language development. But there is little evidence that documents what early literacy instruction looks like or how teachers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literacy Education, Deafness, Elementary Education
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Lissi, María Rosa; Sebastián, Christian; Iturriaga, Cristián; Vergara, Martín – Deafness & Education International, 2017
Deaf and hard-of-hearing (D/HH) students' difficulties with written language have been consistently reported, but there are few studies about deaf students' reading practices and experiences. This study aimed to characterize past and current reading experiences of Chilean D/HH adolescents. There were 46 participating students (7th-12th graders).…
Descriptors: Deafness, Adolescents, Reading, Semi Structured Interviews
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Eilertsen, Lill-Johanne – Deafness & Education International, 2017
This article explores the processes that facilitate interaction between children with unequal prerequisites for communication. Empirical examples are gathered from Norwegian schools and kindergartens. Some of the children in the study have hearing impairment in combination with intellectual disability. The examples demonstrate how these children…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Play, Children, Hearing Impairments
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Toofaninejad, Ehsan; Zaraii Zavaraki, Esmaeil; Dawson, Shane; Poquet, Oleksandra; Sharifi Daramadi, Parviz – Deafness & Education International, 2017
The pedagogical benefits of the social media may be most pronounced when they impact groups of learners who are at a disadvantage in conventional face-to-face contexts. Among such disadvantaged groups are the deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) students who may experience new opportunities with the help of the social media. This paper stems from the…
Descriptors: Social Media, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Use, Deafness
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Schwarz, Amy Louise; Guajardo, Jennifer; Hart, Rebecca – Deafness & Education International, 2017
Deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) literature suggests that there are different read-aloud goals for DHH prereaders based on the spoken and visual communication modes DHH prereaders use, such as: American Sign Language (ASL), simultaneously signed and spoken English (SimCom), and predominately spoken English only. To date, no studies have surveyed…
Descriptors: Reading Aloud to Others, Intermode Differences, Deafness, Partial Hearing
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Goldblat, Ester; Pinto, Ofir Y. – Deafness & Education International, 2017
Auditory-verbal therapy (AVT) is an instructional approach for children with hearing loss (HL) that emphasizes auditory learning. Studies relating to the effectiveness of AVT usually relate to speech and language outcomes of young children receiving AVT. Little is known about outcomes of these children later on, such as academic achievements. The…
Descriptors: Hearing Impairments, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement, Young Adults
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Guarinello, Ana Cristina; Massi, Giselle; Berberian, Ana Paula; Tonocchi, Rita; Valentin, Silvana Mendonça Lopes – Deafness & Education International, 2017
This article aims to investigate deaf people's reasons to participate in a therapeutic group and to analyze some of their reflections on the use of written Portuguese language produced inside this group within a sociocultural perspective. It was carried out at a School for the deaf located in Curitiba, Paraná State/Brazil in a partnership with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Speech Language Pathology, Group Therapy, Written Language
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Chen, Pei-Hua; Liu, Ting-Wei – Deafness & Education International, 2017
Telepractice provides an alternative form of auditory-verbal therapy (eAVT) intervention through videoconferencing; this can be of immense benefit for children with hearing loss, especially those living in rural or remote areas. The effectiveness of eAVT for the language development of Mandarin-speaking preschoolers with hearing loss was…
Descriptors: Congenital Impairments, Hearing Impairments, Mandarin Chinese, Listening
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Almotiri, Abdullah – Deafness & Education International, 2017
Understanding how deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) international students transition to post-secondary institutions is important for ensuring their academic and personal success. In this grounded theory study, five Saudi Arabian students who are DHH and enrolled at Gallaudet University were interviewed about their transition experience. Participants…
Descriptors: Deafness, Postsecondary Education, Grounded Theory, Student Experience
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Brown, P. Margaret; Watson, Linda M. – Deafness & Education International, 2017
This paper reviews and synthesizes research into the ways in which parents support their child across three major developmental domains in early childhood: early language, play and early literacy. We show how these domains are linked to each other and suggest that there is some evidence that interventions in all of them will promote mutual…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Play, Parent Role, Parent Influence
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Simpson, Andrea; Stewart, Lauryn; Douglas, Jacinta – Deafness & Education International, 2016
This study investigated the experience of families with young children with hearing loss participating in a self-directed funding scheme in Australia. Eleven hearing caregivers, one male, participated in qualitative semi-structured interviews. Analysis was undertaken using a phenomenological inspired thematic analysis approach. Major themes…
Descriptors: Hearing Impairments, Financial Support, Young Children, Child Caregivers
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Dostal, Hannah M.; Wolbers, Kimberly A. – Deafness & Education International, 2016
This study examines the patterns of growth across both taught and untaught genres of writing for deaf and hard of hearing students in grades 4-6. Twenty-three students were exposed to Strategic and Interactive Writing Instruction (SIWI) for 5 weeks, during which time they received guided, interactive instruction focused on how writers address…
Descriptors: Writing Ability, Literary Genres, Intervention, Deafness
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Oktapoti, Maria; Okalidou, Areti; Kyriafinis, George; Petinou, Kakia; Vital, Victor; Herman, Rosalind – Deafness & Education International, 2016
Objective: There are very few measures of language development in spoken Greek that can be used with young deaf children. This study investigated the use of Cyprus Lexical List (CYLEX), a receptive and expressive vocabulary assessment based on parent report that has recently been adapted to Standard Greek, to measure the vocabulary development of…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Deafness, Assistive Technology, Greek
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Choo, Dawn; Dettman, Shani J. – Deafness & Education International, 2016
During the pre- and post-implant habilitation process, mothers of children using cochlear implants may be coached by clinicians to use appropriate communicative strategies during play according to the family's choice of communication approach. The present study compared observations made by experienced and inexperienced individuals in the analysis…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Mothers, Video Technology, Observation
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Erber, Norman P.; Grant, Lois M.; Leigh, Kathryn; Kenfield, Sara – Deafness & Education International, 2016
Narrative production is often used to measure a child's communicative progress. Typical methods include assessment of quality or content. We propose a new way to describe narrative performance with a simple graph that depicts recall accuracy in relation to the sequence of story details. Children with impaired hearing (9-12 years-old) watched a…
Descriptors: Children, Hearing Impairments, Recall (Psychology), Accuracy
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