Issues unresolved : new perspectives on language and deaf education


  • International Congress on Education for the Deaf (18th)

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  • Creator Amatzia Weisel, editor
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Washington, D.C. : Gallaudet University Press, 1998.
  • Physical Details
    • xxii, 250 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
  • ISBNs 9780585123844, 0585123845, 156368067X
  • OCLC ocm43476408


  • Selection of papers presented at the 18th International Congress on Education for the Deaf.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • I. Communication : sign and spoken languages. Critical periods for language acquisition : consequences for deaf education / Susan D. Fischer -- Thinking with and without language : what is necessary and sufficient for school-based learning? / C. Tane Akamatsu -- Assessing cognitive, relational, and language abilities of deaf preschoolers in Italy / Elena Pizzuto ... [et al.] -- Experiences and perceptions of deaf students in a South African sign language class / Claudine Storbeck and Elizabeth Henning -- The use of addition in sign language transliteration / Linda A. Siple -- Deaf mothers as communication models for hearing families with deaf children / Heather Mohay ... [et al.] -- Achieving human rights : educating deaf immigrant students from non-English-speaking families in Australia / Jan Branson and Don Miller. II. Communication : accessibility to speech. The perception of speech by children with hearing loss / Arthur Boothroyd -- Oral-only and simultaneous communication speech characteristics of teachers of the deaf / Merv Hyde, Des Power, and Greg Leigh -- Recent developments in speech-to-print transcription systems for deaf students / Michael S. Stinson and E. Ross Stuckless -- Automatic speech recognition and its applications / Harry Levitt
  • III. Educational issues. Bilingual vs. oral education : academic achievement levels in deaf eighth-graders from two decades / Kerstin Heiling -- School and classroom characteristics that facilitate the social integration of deaf and hard of hearing children / Shirin D. Antia -- The Instrumental Enrichment cognitive intervention program with deaf Ethiopian immigrant children in Israel / Lea Lurie and Alex Kozulin -- Deaf students attending regular four-year colleges and universities in the United States / Robert S. Menchel -- A retrospective evaluation of a distance education training course for teachers of the deaf / Stephen Powers. IV. Psychological and social assessment. Mental health problems and communication of children with hearing loss in Finnish special schools / Jari Sinkkonen -- Deaf identity in adolescence : the Rotterdam Deaf Awareness Program / Annet de Klerk -- Development of deaf and hearing children's sex-role attitudes and self-endorsements / Corrine J. Lewkowicz and Lynn S. Liben -- Deaf and hearing adults' evaluation of deaf people's occupational competence / Amatzia Weisel
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