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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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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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Mayer, Connie; Watson, Linda; Archbold, Sue; Ng, Zheng Yen; Mulla, Imran – Deafness & Education International, 2016
Thirty-three young people with cochlear implants, aged between 9 and 16 years, were assessed for use of their implant system, cognitive abilities, vocabulary, reading, and writing skills. The group came from throughout England and included 26 born deaf, six deafened by meningitis, one with auditory neuropathy, and five with additional needs.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Adolescents, Reading Skills
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Wong, Cara L.; Ching, Teresa Y. C.; Whitfield, Jessica; Duncan, Jill – Deafness & Education International, 2016
The internet and social media have fast become an everyday aspect of adolescents' lives. Online participation may increase social capital and be particularly beneficial for individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing (DHH), as it provides an alternative method to communicate, interact with others and access information. However, reduced levels of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Hearing Impairments, Social Capital, Literacy
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Carter, Lyndal; Black, Deborah; Bundy, Anita; Williams, Warwick – Deafness & Education International, 2016
The purpose of this study was to survey the attitudes of parents of adolescent children (with, and without, hearing impairment), with the following objectives: (1) compare perceptions of the parent groups regarding the risk of leisure-noise-related hearing injury; and (2) investigate how comfortable parents felt endorsing their child's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Adolescents, Leisure Time
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Pinquart, Martin; Pfeiffer, Jens P. – Deafness & Education International, 2015
While bullying is a common phenomenon at schools in general, very few studies have addressed bullying in students with hearing impairment. This study assessed being bullied and bullying others in 181 adolescents from German schools for students who are deaf and hard of hearing, and in 259 hearing peers from regular schools. Students who are deaf…
Descriptors: Bullying, Hearing Impairments, Partial Hearing, Deafness
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Simpson, Andrea; El-Refaie, Amr; Stephenson, Caitlin; Chen, Yi-Ping Phoebe; Deng, Dennis; Erickson, Shane; Tay, David; Morris, Meg E.; Doube, Wendy; Caelli, Terry – Deafness & Education International, 2015
The purpose of this systematic review was to examine whether online or computer-based technologies were effective in assisting the development of speech and language skills in children with hearing loss. Relevant studies of children with hearing loss were analysed with reference to (1) therapy outcomes, (2) factors affecting outcomes, and (3)…
Descriptors: Hearing Impairments, Hearing Therapy, Foreign Countries, Language Acquisition
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Rekkedal, Ann Mette – Deafness and Education International, 2015
This study investigates factors associated with the listening perception of classroom communication by students with hearing loss, based on the students' and their teachers' views. It also examines how students with different degrees of hearing loss may perceive their classmates. To explore the relationships between the factors Structural Equation…
Descriptors: Hearing Impairments, Classroom Communication, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Cornes, Andrew J.; Brown, P. Margaret – Deafness and Education International, 2012
This study investigated mental health problems in 54 deaf adolescents between 11 and 18 years of age residing in the states of New South Wales and Tasmania in Australia. Mental health problems were assessed using the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ; Goodman, 1997). The SDQ Self Report was translated into Australian Sign Language…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Adolescents, Parents, Measures (Individuals)
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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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Gou, J.; Smith, J.; Valero, J.; Rubio, I. – Deafness and Education International, 2011
This paper reports on a clinical trial evaluating outcomes of a frequency-lowering technique for adolescents and young adults with severe to profound hearing impairment. Outcomes were defined by changes in aided thresholds, speech perception, and acceptance. The participants comprised seven young people aged between 13 and 25 years. They were…
Descriptors: Speech, Oral Language, Hearing Impairments, Young Adults
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Byrnes, Linda J. – Deafness and Education International, 2011
This study gives seventy-three students with hearing loss an opportunity to give their opinion on different educational settings. These students were being educated in either their local school or in a support class in government secondary (Years seven-twelve) schools in New South Wales (Australia). At both the individual and the systemic school…
Descriptors: Hearing Impairments, Special Classes, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes
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Jamieson, Janet R.; Zaidman-Zait, Anat; Poon, Brenda – Deafness and Education International, 2011
Little has been documented about the needs for information, guidance, and support of parents of school-age children with hearing loss, particularly those whose children are about to enter or are in the often turbulent stage of adolescence. The purpose of this study was to provide new knowledge about the specific needs of parents of adolescents and…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Hearing Impairments, Deafness, Family Programs
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Cambra, Cristina; Leal, Aurora; Silvestre, Nuria – Deafness and Education International, 2010
This study explores the diversity of interpretations that can arise in cases where people with hearing loss perceive the information deriving from sound and language differently to how it is perceived by those without hearing impairment. Three experimental situations were designed in which 20 deaf adolescents and 20 hearing classmates view a film…
Descriptors: Deafness, Adolescents, Nonprint Media, Foreign Countries
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Smith, Jenny; Dann, Marilyn; Brown, P. Margaret – Deafness and Education International, 2009
A key objective when fitting hearing aids to children is to maximize the audibility of high frequency speech cues which are critical in the understanding of spoken English. Recent advances in digital signal processing have enabled the development of hearing aids which offer linear frequency transposition as a new way of accessing these important…
Descriptors: Cues, Articulation (Speech), Intervals, Hearing Impairments
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