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Rudner, Mary; Andin, Josefine; Rönnberg, Jerker; Heimann, Mikael; Hermansson, Anders; Nelson, Keith; Tjus, Tomas – Deafness and Education International, 2015
The literacy skills of deaf children generally lag behind those of their hearing peers. The mechanisms of reading in deaf individuals are only just beginning to be unraveled but it seems that native language skills play an important role. In this study 12 deaf pupils (six in grades 1-2 and six in grades 4-6) at a Swedish state primary school for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literacy Education, Deafness, Elementary School Students
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Roos, Carin – Deafness and Education International, 2014
This study, which is part of a larger longitudinal ethnographic study of young deaf children, reports on deaf children's use of fingerspelling. The children observed were early signers using Swedish Sign Language (SSL) in communication with teachers and peers. This study centres on the functions of fingerspelling in the children's everyday…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Deafness, Longitudinal Studies, Ethnography
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Cramér-Wolrath, Emelie – Deafness and Education International, 2013
Most deaf children are born to hearing families. During the last twenty years deaf children, in increasing numbers and at an early age, receive a cochlear implant, a highly technological hearing device. The aim of this qualitative, longitudinal, single-case study was to explore and describe critical changes in naturalistic, video-observed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Deafness, Assistive Technology
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Roos, Carin – Deafness and Education International, 2013
This paper presents a study of children's use of fingerspelling. It is part of a larger longitudinal ethnographic study of deaf children, who were 3-6 years old when the study started. They are early signers using Swedish Sign Language in communication with teachers and peers. The aim of this paper is to examine the different functions which…
Descriptors: Young Children, Deafness, Ethnography, Longitudinal Studies