The way in which education is provided for deaf children is changing, as are the demands made on teachers, both in special settings and in mainstream schools. This book offers a comprehensive account of recent research and current issues in educational policy, psychology, linguistics and audiology, as they relate to the education of the deaf and includes detailed information about further reading. It should be of interest to student teachers and teachers of the deaf, teachers in mainstream schools, academics working in the area of deafness and disability, audiologists and cochlear implant teams, parents of deaf children, and members of the deaf community
Table Of Contents:AcknowledgementList of contributorsGeneral introductionSocial development and family life3A deaf personality?12Cognition and deafness20Deaf children with disabilities28The education of Asian deaf children38Early interaction49Development of signed and spoken languages58Oralism - current policy and practice69'Total Communication' - current policy and practice77Bilingualism - current policy and practice88Reading and writing within an oral/aural approach101The teaching and learning of literacy within a sign bilingual approach111Mathematics and deaf children119Achieving access to a broad and balanced curriculum127Supporting deaf pupils in mainstream settings135Information technology and deaf pupils143Development in hearing screens - the implications for services157Implications of otitis media for development170Recent technological innovations within paediatric audiology180Cochlear implants: some challenges196Central Auditory Processing Disorder203Deafness and disability215The educational attainments of deaf children225Policy and practice in the education of deaf children and young people235The international dimension245Bibliography255Index284
Presents recent research and current issues in educational policy, psychology, linguistics, and audiology as they relate to deaf education. The 25 contributions are divided into five sections on the developing deaf child and young person, language and communication, teaching and language, audiological matters, and the context of the education of deaf children. Distributed by Taylor & Francis. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
|Book:||Issues In Deaf Education|
|Author:||Et Al(Editor) Pamela Knight(Editor) Susan Gregory(Editor)|
|Publisher:||David Fulton Publishers|
|Number of Pages:||308|
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