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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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Kristoffersen, Ann-Elise; Simonsen, Eva – Deafness & Education International, 2016
This article aims to discuss young deaf children's access to literacy within a sociocultural perspective. We introduce the concept of communities of practice as an aspect in early literacy development for young deaf children. Preschools are learning communities and thus constitute communities of practice. Our discussion on the use of communities…
Descriptors: Deafness, Communities of Practice, Literacy, Preschool Children
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Al-Zboon, Eman – Deafness & Education International, 2016
This study describes a kindergarten curriculum for children with hearing impairments, from their teachers' perspectives. Qualitative research data from interviews with 20 teachers were analysed using content analysis methodology. The results pinpoint a collection of proposed curriculum components (i.e. a general framework and outcomes document;…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Preschool Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Children
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Richels, Corrin; Bobzien, Jonna; Raver, Sharon A.; Schwartz, Kathryn; Hester, Peggy; Reed, Lauren – Deafness and Education International, 2014
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether specific emotion vocabulary could be taught to children with hearing impairments using child-specific social stories and demonstration tasks. The participants were three preschool-aged children who were being served in an auditory-verbal preschool classroom. An A-B single-subject design was used…
Descriptors: Hearing Impairments, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Small Group Instruction
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Arfe, Barbara; Lucangeli, Daniela; Genovese, Elisabetta; Monzani, Daniele; Gubernale, Marco; Trevisi, Patrizia; Santarelli, Rosamaria – Deafness and Education International, 2011
This study explores how preschoolers with cochlear implants process numerical comparisons from two different inputs: a) nonverbal (analogical) and b) verbal (symbolic). Preschool cochlear-implanted children (CI) ranging in age from 4;3 to 6;1 were compared with 99 age-matched hearing children (HC) in three numerical tasks: verbal counting, a digit…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Surgery, Hearing Impairments, Numeracy
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Hogan, Sarah; Stokes, Jacqueline; White, Catherine; Tyszkiewicz, Elizabeth; Woolgar, Alexandra – Deafness and Education International, 2008
Providing unbiased data concerning the outcomes of particular intervention methods is imperative if professionals and parents are to assimilate information which could contribute to an "informed choice". An evaluation of Auditory Verbal Therapy (AVT) was conducted using a formal assessment of spoken language as an outcome measure. Spoken…
Descriptors: Intervention, Speech, Oral Language, Hearing Therapy
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Watson, Linda – Deafness and Education International, 2008
This paper compares the views of parents and teachers of the deaf on deaf children's literacy at home. We made DVD recordings of 12 young deaf children (aged 3-5) sharing books with their parents at home. Six families used British Sign Language (BSL) as their main means of communication and for interacting around books, and six used spoken…
Descriptors: Speech, Sign Language, Oral Language, Deafness
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Rhoades, Ellen A. – Deafness and Education International, 2006
This paper examines the construct of evidence-based practice, how existing data on the effectiveness of the Auditory-Verbal (A-V) approach for children with hearing loss are evaluated within this construct, and whether implementation of an A-V intervention model is therefore justified. It concludes with a recurrent call for action towards…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Hearing (Physiology), Hearing Therapy, Auditory Stimuli