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Shifting the Dialog, Shifting the Culture

Pathways to Successful Postsecondary Outcomes for Deaf Individuals

In this volume, Stephanie W. Cawthon and Carrie Lou Garberoglio discuss the individual and systemic factors that both facilitate and inhibit the attainment of postsecondary education, training, and career ...

Deaf Epistemologies, Identity, and Learning

A Comparative Perspective

Goedele A. M. De Clerck presents cross-cultural comparative research that examines and documents where deaf flourishing occurs and how it can be advanced. She spotlights collective and dynamic resources ...

Sign Language, Sustainable Development, and Equal Opportunities

Envisioning the Future for Deaf Students

Increased interaction between sign language communities and the mainstream societies in which they function is creating the potential for greater equality of opportunity for people who are deaf and hard ...

Promoting Positive Transition Outcomes

Effective Planning for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Young Adults

By Pamela Luft
Categories: Deaf Education
Series: Deaf Education

Many students struggle with the transition from high school to the next stage of their lives. For deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) students, that struggle can be intensified by barriers and discriminatory ...

Deaf Students and the Qualitative Similarity Hypothesis

Understanding Language and Literacy Development

1st Edition

Edited by Peter V. Paul, Ye Wang, and Cheri Williams
Categories: Deaf Education
Series: Deaf Education

The difficulty that deaf and hard of hearing students have in attaining language and literacy skills has led to postulations that attribute their struggle to a developmental deficit. Recent research reveals, ...

Partners in Education

Issues and Trends from the 21st International Congress on the Education of the Deaf

Edited by Donald F. Moores
Contributions by Breda Carty & Karen M. Ewing
Series: Deaf Education

The 21st International Congress on the Education of the Deaf (ICED) witnessed revolutionary exchanges on the vital themes in education. Presenters addressed topics encompassing seven major strands: Educational ...

Accountability-Based Reforms

The Impact on Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

For years, school reform efforts targeted either students in regular education or those with special needs, but not both. As a result of the No Child Left Behind legislation (NCLB) and its focus on accountability, ...