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Davids, Ronel S.; Roman, Nicolette V.; Schenck, Catherina J. – Deafness & Education International, 2018
Many studies on parenting styles with children with disabilities exist; however, few investigate parenting styles of hearing parents whose children have a hearing loss. The aim of this review is to explore the limited previous literature on interventions targeting this phenomenon. Data was extracted from search engines, Ebscohost (Academic Search…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intervention, Parenting Styles, Parent Child Relationship
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Rees, R.; Fitzpatrick, C.; Foulkes, J.; Peterson, H.; Newton, C. – Deafness & Education International, 2017
When identifying phonemes in new spoken words, lipreading is an important source of information for many deaf people. Because many groups of phonemes are virtually indistinguishable by sight, deaf people are able to identify about 30% of phonemes when lipreading non-words. Cued speech (CS) is a system of hand shapes and hand positions used…
Descriptors: Cued Speech, Phonemes, Lipreading, Adults
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Salter, Jackie M.; Swanwick, Ruth A.; Pearson, Susan E. – Deafness & Education International, 2017
This paper presents findings from an empirical study that investigated the learning experiences of deaf students in mainstream secondary classrooms, from teaching assistants' (TA) perspectives. These findings indicate that effective collaboration between mainstream teachers and specialist teachers of the deaf (ToD) is required to ensure…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Mainstreaming, Deafness, Teacher Collaboration
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Chilton, Helen – Deafness & Education International, 2017
Recent years have seen a significant interest in Theory of Mind (ToM), the specific groups in which it may be restricted and the opportunities which might enhance or suppress development. Previous studies have identified gaps in the literature concerning ideas for intervention and strategies which may augment the development of ToM skills.…
Descriptors: Deafness, Theory of Mind, Fiction, Picture Books
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Rees, Rachel; Mahon, Merle; Herman, Rosalind; Newton, Caroline; Craig, Gordon; Marriage, Josephine – Deafness & Education International, 2015
UK professionals use a range of intervention approaches to promote communication development in pre-school deaf children by influencing the familys' interaction style. This investigation surveyed the approaches used and explored how these translated into specific practices. An online questionnaire was developed and reviewed by a panel of experts.…
Descriptors: Deafness, Foreign Countries, Early Intervention, Parent Child Relationship
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Haug, Tobias; Herman, Rosalind; Woll, Bencie – Deafness and Education International, 2015
This paper presents the features of an online test framework for a receptive skills test that has been adapted, based on a British template, into different sign languages. The online test includes features that meet the needs of the different sign language versions. Features such as usability of the test, automatic saving of scores, and score…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Assisted Testing, Sign Language, Usability
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Atherton, Martin; Barnes, Lynne – Deafness and Education International, 2012
Little research has been undertaken into the profession of British Sign Language (BSL) teaching, despite a huge increase in the number of BSL classes offered over the past twenty years. Following the introduction of Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills standards in 2007, BSL teachers working in "further education" (FE) colleges were…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Adult Education, Teacher Qualifications, Sign Language
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Saunders, Jo – Deafness and Education International, 2012
The purpose of this study was to investigate the support that exists for deaf students in the transition between further education and school into higher education in the UK. Deaf students make applications to higher education from a variety of educational institutions, such as Specialist Colleges for the Deaf, hearing impaired units within…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Deafness
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McCracken, Wendy; Turner, Oliver – Deafness and Education International, 2012
This paper discusses the experiences of parents of deaf children with additional complex needs (ACN) in accessing cochlear implant (CI) services and achieving ongoing support. Of a total study group of fifty-one children with ACN, twelve had been fitted with a CI. The parental accounts provide a rich and varied picture of service access. For some…
Descriptors: Deafness, Educational Administration, Assistive Technology, Communication Skills
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Swanwick, Ruth A.; Kitchen, Ruth; Clarke, Paula J. – Deafness and Education International, 2012
This study examined different perspectives of deaf education practitioners on deafness and reading comprehension. This involved a full deaf education support team comprising teachers of the deaf, communication support workers, and deaf instructors from a UK citywide service covering early years, primary and secondary settings. Using a focus group…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Sign Language, Focus Groups, Deafness
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Mather, Julie; Gregory, Sue; Archbold, Sue – Deafness and Education International, 2011
Fifteen young people who had received sequential bilateral cochlear implants were interviewed about their experiences. The majority had become full-time users, and all found improvements in listening with the second implant, including those who did not continue to wear it. All would recommend sequential bilateral implantation to their peers. For…
Descriptors: Deafness, Young Adults, Assistive Technology, Interviews
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Rogers, Katherine D.; Young, Alys M. – Deafness and Education International, 2011
The experiences of being a deaf role model have been little explored in the literature. This paper explores the role of the deaf role model as perceived by d/Deaf adults who carried out this role, when working with deaf young people, parents of deaf children, and professionals who work with them. The data were collected from part of the evaluation…
Descriptors: Role Models, Focus Groups, Deafness, Youth
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Powers, Steve – Deafness and Education International, 2011
This article reports the main findings of a study of twenty-seven high achieving deaf students in England which sought the views of the deaf students, their parents, teachers, and other school professionals on reasons for success. It is a replication of a previous American study but in a UK context. The main findings match those of the American…
Descriptors: Deafness, Foreign Countries, School Personnel, Parent Attitudes
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Hogan, Sarah; Stokes, Jacqueline; Weller, Isobel – Deafness and Education International, 2010
A common misconception about families in the UK who choose to participate in an Auditory Verbal (AV) approach for their child with hearing impairment, is that they are uniformly from affluent backgrounds. It is asserted that the good spoken language outcomes in these children are a product of the child's social background and family's values…
Descriptors: Hearing Therapy, Hearing Impairments, Oral Language, Children
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Gravenstede, L. – Deafness and Education International, 2009
This study investigated the phonological awareness skills of a group of deaf adolescents and how these skills correlated with decoding skills (single word and non-word reading) and receptive vocabulary. Twenty, congenitally profoundly deaf adolescents with at least average nonverbal cognitive skills were tested on a range of phonological awareness…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Phoneme Grapheme Correspondence, Deafness, Phonological Awareness
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