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Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice for Promoting Social Competence in DHH Children: A Complete Package
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Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - September 1, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Wolters-Leermakers, N. Tags: Book Reviews Source Type: research

Why Deaf Culture Matters in Deaf Education
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Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - September 1, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Hoffman, D., Andrews, J. F. Tags: Book Reviews Source Type: research

What Parents Need to Know
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Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - September 1, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Russell, J. Tags: Book Reviews Source Type: research

Deaf Friendly and Culturally Affirmative Treatment Approaches
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Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - September 1, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Lytle, L. R. Tags: Book Reviews Source Type: research

Sign Language in Action by Jemina Napier and Lorraine Leeson
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Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - September 1, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Henner, J. Tags: Book Reviews Source Type: research

Rethinking Teaching and Learning Practices in a Visual and Bilingual Setting
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Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - September 1, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Quadros, R. Tags: Book Reviews Source Type: research

Effects on Deaf Patients of Medication Education by Pharmacists
In conclusion, adjusting the medication information provided by pharmacists according to the recipient’s reading level could help improve deaf patients’ knowledge; however, such measures might not increase deaf patients’ comprehension levels sufficiently. (Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education)
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - September 1, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Hyoguchi, N., Kobayashi, D., Kubota, T., Shimazoe, T. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

Adapting Experiential Learning to Develop Problem-Solving Skills in Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Engineering Students
Individuals who are deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) are underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions, and this may be due in part to their level of preparation in the development and retention of mathematical and problem-solving skills. An approach was developed that incorporates experiential learning and best practices of STEM instruction to give first-year DHH students enrolled in a postsecondary STEM program the opportunity to develop problem-solving skills in real-world scenarios. Using an industrial engineering laboratory that provides manufacturing and warehousing environmen...
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - September 1, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Marshall, M. M., Carrano, A. L., Dannels, W. A. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

Level of Educational Attainment Among Deaf Adults Who Attended Bilingual-Bicultural Programs
This study examined the level of educational attainment of 408 deaf individuals who attended primary school either before or during the period of bilingual–bicultural education in Denmark, both relative to a comparable hearing cohort. Beyond group comparisons, three logistic regression models were created to evaluate the prediction of educational attainment by a number of relevant variables. Compared to the hearing population, the deaf population had a significantly lower level of educational attainment both before and after the introduction of bilingual–bicultural education. Signed language and spoken language...
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - September 1, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Dammeyer, J., Marschark, M. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

Development of American Sign Language Guidelines for K-12 Academic Assessments
The U.S. federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was enacted with goals of closing achievement gaps and providing all students with access to equitable and high-quality instruction. One requirement of ESSA is annual statewide testing of students in grades 3–8 and once in high school. Some students, including many deaf or hard-of-hearing (D/HH) students, are eligible to use test supports, in the form of accommodations and accessibility tools, during state testing. Although technology allows accommodations and accessibility tools to be embedded within a digital assessment system, the success of this approach depends ...
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - September 1, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Higgins, J. A., Famularo, L., Cawthon, S. W., Kurz, C. A., Reis, J. E., Moers, L. M. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

Cued Speech Transliteration: Effects of Speaking Rate and Lag Time on Production Accuracy
In this study, the accuracy of 12 Cued Speech (CS) transliterators with varying degrees of experience was examined at three different speaking rates (slow, normal, fast). Accuracy was measured with a high-resolution, objective metric in order to facilitate quantitative analyses of the effect of each factor on accuracy. Results showed that speaking rate had a large negative effect on accuracy, caused primarily by an increase in omitted cues, whereas the effect of lag time on accuracy, also negative, was quite small and explained just 3% of the variance. Increased experience level was generally associated with increased accu...
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - September 1, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Krause, J. C., Tessler, M. P. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

Articulatory Suppression Effects on Short-term Memory of Signed Digits and Lexical Items in Hearing Bimodal-Bilingual Adults
We can gain a better understanding of short-term memory processes by studying different language codes and modalities. Three experiments were conducted to investigate: (a) Taiwanese Sign Language (TSL) digit spans in Chinese/TSL hearing bilinguals (n = 32); (b) American Sign Language (ASL) digit spans in English/ASL hearing bilinguals (n = 15); and (c) TSL lexical sign spans in Chinese/TSL hearing bilinguals (n = 22). Articulatory suppression conditions were manipulated to determine if participants would use a speech- or sign-based code to rehearse lists of signed items. Results from all 3 experiments showed that oral supp...
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - September 1, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Liu, H. T., Squires, B., Liu, C. J. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

Structured Instruction With Modified Storybooks to Teach Morphosyntax and Vocabulary to Preschoolers Who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Children who are deaf/hard of hearing (D/HH) are at risk for diminished morphosyntactical and vocabulary development. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of repeated reading combined with structured instruction. Targets were a morphosyntactical form and novel vocabulary words. Participants were 3 preschoolers who are D/HH who were receiving instruction with an oral approach. Data from a multiple baseline design indicated that all children acquired the targeted skills and demonstrated high levels of generalization of these skills to untrained context. Implications for teaching young children who are D/HH us...
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - September 1, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Richels, C. G., Schwartz, K. S., Bobzien, J. L., Raver, S. A. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

The Self-Concept of Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing and Hearing Students
The present study investigated the self-concept of deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) students in different educational settings compared with those of hearing students in Ethiopia. The research involved a sample of 103 Grade 4 students selected from 7 towns in Ethiopia. They were selected from a special school for the deaf, a special class for the deaf, and a regular school. The Self-Description Questionnaire I (Marsh, 1990) was used to measure the children’s self-concept. The study results indicated that, in comparison with their hearing peers, DHH students had a lower self-concept in the areas of general self, general...
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - September 1, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Mekonnen, M., Hannu, S., Elina, L., Matti, K. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

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Bilingualism--But for the "Slash"!
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Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - June 11, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: McQuarrie, L. M. Tags: Book Reviews Source Type: research

Improving ASL Pedagogy
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Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - June 11, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Chen Pichler, D. Tags: Book Reviews Source Type: research

Literacy... the Earlier, the Better
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Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - June 11, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Trussell, J. W. Tags: Book Reviews Source Type: research

New Framework for Research Efforts
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Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - June 11, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Schmitz, K. L. Tags: Book Reviews Source Type: research

Mental Health and Deafness - A Difference, Not a Deficit
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Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - June 11, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: OHearn, A. Tags: Book Reviews Source Type: research

Social Information Processing in Deaf Adolescents
The goal of this study was to compare the processing of social information in deaf and hearing adolescents. A task was developed to assess social information processing (SIP) skills of deaf adolescents based on Crick and Dodge’s (1994; A review and reformulation of social information-processing mechanisms in children’s social adjustment. Psychological Bulletin, 115, 74–101) reformulated six-stage model. It consisted of a structured interview after watching 18 scenes of situations depicting participation in a peer group or provocations by peers. Participants included 32 deaf and 20 hearing adolescents and ...
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - June 11, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Torres, J., Saldana, D., Rodriguez-Ortiz, I. R. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

The Effects of Theory of Mind Training on the False Belief Understanding of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students in Prekindergarten and Kindergarten
This study used a single-case multiple baseline design to examine the effects of a ToM intervention on participants’ false belief understanding as well as outcomes on a near generalization measure and a far generalization measure. A ToM thought bubble intervention (i.e., a visual representation of what people are thinking) developed by Wellman and Peterson (2013. Deafness, thought bubbles, and theory-of-mind development. Developmental Psychology, 49, 2357–2367) was modified in key areas. Results from the Single-Case Design portion of the study indicate a functional, or causal, relation between the ToM intervent...
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - June 11, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Tucci, S. L., Easterbrooks, S. R., Lederberg, A. R. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

Deaf Students Reading and Writing in College: Fluency, Coherence, and Comprehension
Research in discourse reveals numerous cognitive connections between reading and writing. Rather than one being the inverse of the other, there are parallels and interactions between them. To understand the variables and possible connections in the reading and writing of adult deaf students, we manipulated writing conditions and reading texts. First, to test the hypothesis that a fluent writing process leads to richer content and a higher degree of coherence in a written summary, we interrupted the writing process with verbal and nonverbal intervening tasks. The negligible effect of the interference indicated that the stim...
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - June 11, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Albertini, J. A., Marschark, M., Kincheloe, P. J. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

Instruction and Service Time Decisions: Itinerant Services to Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students
The purpose of this study was to (a) describe the specific kinds of services provided by itinerant teachers to deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) students in general education settings, (b) examine the relationship between student academic performance and instructional support provided by the itinerant teacher, and (c) examine how service provision decisions are made by itinerant teachers. We used quantitative and qualitative data collected during a 5-year longitudinal study. Data were obtained from teacher questionnaires, standardized achievement tests, and interviews. Results indicated that itinerant teachers of DHH students...
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - June 11, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Antia, S. D., Rivera, M. C. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

How Do Deaf Children With and Without Cochlear Implants Manage to Read Sentences: The Key Word Strategy
The aim of this study is to examine the mechanisms used by deaf children with and without cochlear implants (CIs) to read sentences and the linguistic bases (vocabulary and syntax) underlying those reading mechanisms. Previous studies have shown that deaf persons read sentences using the key word strategy (KWS), which consists of identifying some frequent content words and ignoring the function words. The present results show that deaf children, including those wearing CIs from an early age, do use the KWS. It is also shown that this tendency is related with a linguistic deficiency, especially with a poor ability to deal w...
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - June 11, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Dominguez, A.-B., Carrillo, M.-S., Gonzalez, V., Alegria, J. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

Developing Sound Skills for Reading: Teaching Phonological Awareness to Preschoolers With Hearing Loss
This study evaluated the effectiveness of intervention for developing deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) preschoolers’ phonological awareness (PA) skills. Thirty children (mean age 57 months) with aided, bilateral hearing loss (and who primarily communicated using spoken English) were recruited in the year prior to commencing formal schooling. The study used an experimental design with participants assigned to one of two intervention conditions—vocabulary instruction, or explicit PA instruction. Both intervention programs were based around items drawn from a common word set and presented over six short weekly sessi...
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - June 11, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Gilliver, M., Cupples, L., Ching, T. Y. C., Leigh, G., Gunnourie, M. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

Predictors of Psychosocial Outcomes in Hard-of-Hearing Preschool Children
Children with hearing loss are at risk for developing psychosocial problems. Children with mild to severe hearing loss are less frequently subject to research, in particular in preschool, and we therefore know less about the risk in this particular group. To address this, we compared psychosocial functioning in thirty-five 4–5-year olds with hearing aids to that of 180 typically hearing children. Parent ratings of psychosocial functioning and social skills, as well as scores of receptive vocabulary, were obtained. Children with hearing loss evidenced more psychosocial problems than hearing agemates. Female gender and...
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - June 11, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Laugen, N. J., Jacobsen, K. H., Rieffe, C., Wichstrom, L. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

Hearing Parents Appraisals of Parenting a Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing Child: Application of a Positive Psychology Framework
Hearing parents of deaf and hard-of-hearing children face unique challenges and stressors, the understanding of which has been the focus of numerous studies; yet, relatively little is known about their positive experiences. Using a qualitative purposive sampling design, interviews were conducted with 11 hearing parents (8 mothers, 3 fathers) exploring parents’ positive appraisals of their experiences in raising a child who is deaf or hard of hearing (D/HH). Interviews were transcribed and a thematic analysis was conducted, which allowed the researchers to identify themes and patterns in the parents’ appraisals....
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - June 11, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Szarkowski, A., Brice, P. J. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

Assessing Vocal Development in Infants and Toddlers Who Are Hard of Hearing: A Parent-Report Tool
The main purpose of the current investigation was to determine whether the Vocal Development Landmarks Interview—Experimental Version (VDLI-E) was sensitive to variation in the vocal development of infants and toddlers who are hard of hearing. The VDLI-E is an interactive parent interview that uses audio samples of authentic infant vocalizations to make targeted vocal behaviors clear and understandable to parents without the need for technical terms, verbal descriptions, or adult modeling of infant productions. The VDLI-E was found to be sensitive to age and hearing and was related to performance on concurrent measur...
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - June 11, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Ambrose, S. E., Thomas, A., Moeller, M. P. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

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When Is Auditory Training Not Just Learning How to Listen? A Holistic Model of Training Functional Auditory-Based Communication
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Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - March 8, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: De Filippo, C. L. Tags: Book Reviews Source Type: research

Deaf Ecologies
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Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - March 8, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Skyer, M. E. Tags: Book Reviews Source Type: research

A Feast for the Open Mind
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Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - March 8, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Foster, S. Tags: Book Reviews Source Type: research

Reading Function and Content Words in Subtitled Videos
In this study, we examined how function and content words are read in intra- and interlingual subtitles. We monitored eye movements of a group of 39 deaf, 27 hard of hearing, and 56 hearing Polish participants while they viewed English and Polish videos with Polish subtitles. We found that function words and short content words received less visual attention than longer content words, which was reflected in shorter dwell time, lower number of fixations, shorter first fixation duration, and lower subject hit count. Deaf participants dwelled significantly longer on function words than other participants, which may be an indi...
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - March 8, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Krejtz, I., Szarkowska, A., Łoginska, M. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

Semantic Integration and Age of Acquisition Effects in Code-Blend Comprehension
Semantic and lexical decision tasks were used to investigate the mechanisms underlying code-blend facilitation: the finding that hearing bimodal bilinguals comprehend signs in American Sign Language (ASL) and spoken English words more quickly when they are presented together simultaneously than when each is presented alone. More robust facilitation effects were observed for semantic decision than for lexical decision, suggesting that lexical integration of signs and words within a code-blend occurs primarily at the semantic level, rather than at the level of form. Early bilinguals exhibited greater facilitation effects tha...
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - March 8, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Giezen, M. R., Emmorey, K. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

Longitudinal Receptive American Sign Language Skills Across a Diverse Deaf Student Body
This article presents results of a longitudinal study of receptive American Sign Language (ASL) skills for a large portion of the student body at a residential school for the deaf across four consecutive years. Scores were analyzed by age, gender, parental hearing status, years attending the residential school, and presence of a disability (i.e., deaf with a disability). Years 1 through 4 included the ASL Receptive Skills Test (ASL-RST); Years 2 through 4 also included the Receptive Test of ASL (RT-ASL). Student performance for both measures positively correlated with age; deaf students with deaf parents scored higher than...
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - March 8, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Beal-Alvarez, J. S. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

Visual Access in Interpreter-Mediated Learning Situations for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing High School Students Where an Artifact Is in Use
This article highlights interpreter-mediated learning situations for deaf high school students where such mediated artifacts as technical machines, models, and computer graphics are used by the teacher to illustrate his or her teaching. In these situations, the teacher’s situated gestures and utterances, and the artifacts will contribute independent pieces of information. However, the deaf student can only have his or her visual attention focused on one source at a time. The problem to be addressed is how the interpreter coordinates the mediation when it comes to deaf students’ visual orientation. The presented...
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - March 8, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Berge, S. S., Thomassen, G. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

Impacts of Visual Sonority and Handshape Markedness on Second Language Learning of American Sign Language
The roles of visual sonority and handshape markedness in sign language acquisition and production were investigated. In Experiment 1, learners were taught sign-nonobject correspondences that varied in sign movement sonority and handshape markedness. Results from a sign-picture matching task revealed that high sonority signs were more accurately matched, especially when the sign contained a marked handshape. In Experiment 2, learners produced these familiar signs in addition to novel signs, which differed based on sonority and markedness. Results from a key-release reaction time reproduction task showed that learners tended...
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - March 8, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Williams, J. T., Newman, S. D. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

Academic Achievement of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students in an ASL/English Bilingual Program
This study calls for a paradigm shift in thinking about deaf education by focusing on characteristics shared among successful deaf signing readers, specifically ASL fluency. (Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education)
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - March 8, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Hrastinski, I., Wilbur, R. B. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

Effects of Hearing Status and Sign Language Use on Working Memory
Deaf individuals have been found to score lower than hearing individuals across a variety of memory tasks involving both verbal and nonverbal stimuli, particularly those requiring retention of serial order. Deaf individuals who are native signers, meanwhile, have been found to score higher on visual-spatial memory tasks than on verbal-sequential tasks and higher on some visual-spatial tasks than hearing nonsigners. However, hearing status and preferred language modality (signed or spoken) frequently are confounded in such studies. That situation is resolved in the present study by including deaf students who use spoken lan...
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - March 8, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Marschark, M., Sarchet, T., Trani, A. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

Empathy and Theory of Mind in Deaf and Hearing Children
Empathy (or sharing another’s emotion) and theory of mind (ToM: the understanding that behavior is guided by true and false beliefs) are cornerstones of human social life and relationships. In contrast to ToM, there has been little study of empathy’s development, especially in deaf children. Two studies of a total of 117 children (52 hearing; 65 deaf children of hearing parents) aged 4–13 years were therefore designed to (a) compare levels of empathy in deaf and hearing children, and (b) explore correlations of ToM with empathy in deaf and hearing groups. Results showed that (a) deaf children scored lower...
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - March 8, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Peterson, C. C. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

Psychometric Properties of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire and Mental Health Problems Among Children With Hearing Loss
This study investigates the factor structure of one of the most widely used screening tools, the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ), and the prevalence of mental health problems among D/HH children. Our data were derived from two independent samples of D/HH children, one from 2007 of children (N = 334) in bilingual/bicultural educational programs and another from 2014 of children (N = 233) in mostly mainstream oral educational programs with cochlear implants. Teacher-SDQs were collected for the 2007 sample and parent-SDQs for the 2014 sample. The factor structure of the SDQ was examined from both Exploratory Fa...
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - March 8, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Niclasen, J., Dammeyer, J. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

Foveal Processing Under Concurrent Peripheral Load in Profoundly Deaf Adults
Development of the visual system typically proceeds in concert with the development of audition. One result is that the visual system of profoundly deaf individuals differs from that of those with typical auditory systems. While past research has suggested deaf people have enhanced attention in the visual periphery, it is still unclear whether or not this enhancement entails deficits in central vision. Profoundly deaf and typically hearing adults were administered a variant of the useful field of view task that independently assessed performance on concurrent central and peripheral tasks. Identification of a foveated targe...
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - March 8, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Dye, M. W. G. Tags: Empirical Manuscript Source Type: research

Vocabulary Knowledge of Children With Cochlear Implants: A Meta-Analysis
This article employs meta-analysis procedures to evaluate whether children with cochlear implants demonstrate lower spoken-language vocabulary knowledge than peers with normal hearing. Of the 754 articles screened and 52 articles coded, 12 articles met predetermined inclusion criteria (with an additional 5 included for one analysis). Effect sizes were calculated for relevant studies and forest plots were used to compare differences between groups of children with normal hearing and children with cochlear implants. Weighted effect size averages for expressive vocabulary measures (g = –11.99; p < .001) and for recep...
Source: Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education - March 8, 2016 Category: Audiology Authors: Lund, E. Tags: Theory/Review Manuscript Source Type: research