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Title Issues unresolved : new perspectives on language and deaf education / Amatzia Weisel, editor.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : Gallaudet University Press, 1998.

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Subject Deaf -- Education -- Congresses.
Deaf children -- Education -- Congresses.
Deaf -- Means of communication -- Congresses.
Deaf children -- Means of communication -- Congresses.
Deaf children -- Language -- Congresses.
Alt Name Weisel, Amatzia.
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International Congress on Education of the Deaf (18th : 1995 Tel Aviv, Israel)
Description xxii, 250 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Note Selection of papers presented at the 18th International Congress on Education for the Deaf.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
ISBN 0585123845 (electronic bk.)
156368067X
OCLC # 43476408
Additional Format Original (DLC) 98023762 (OCoLC)39101986.
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments 
 Editorial Board 
 Contributors 
 Preface: Unresolved Issues in Deaf Education 
 Introduction1
Pt. 1Communication: Sign and Spoken Languages 
 1Critical Periods for Language Acquisition: Consequences for Deaf Education / Susan D. Fischer9
 2Thinking with and without Language: What Is Necessary and Sufficient for School-Based Learning? / C. Tane Akamatsu27
 3Assessing Cognitive, Relational, and Language Abilities of Deaf Preschoolers in Italy / Elena Pizzuto, M. Cristina Caselli, Barbara Ardito [et al.]41
 4Experiences and Perceptions of Deaf Students in a South African Sign Language Class / Claudine Storbeck, Elizabeth Henning53
 5The Use of Addition in Sign Language Transliteration / Linda A. Siple65
 6Deaf Mothers as Communication Models for Hearing Families with Deaf Children / Heather Mohay, Leonie Milton, Gabrielle Hindmarsh [et al.]76
 7Achieving Human Rights: Educating Deaf Immigrant Students from Non-English-Speaking Families in Australia / Jan Branson, Don Miller88
Pt. 2Communication: Accessibility to Speech 
 8The Perception of Speech by Children with Hearing Loss / Arthur Boothroyd103
 9Oral-Only and Simultaneous Communication Speech Characteristics of Teachers of the Deaf / Merv Hyde, Des Power, Greg Leigh117
 10Recent Developments in Speech-to-Print Transcription Systems for Deaf Students / Michael S. Stinson, E. Ross Stuckless126
 11Automatic Speech Recognition and Its Applications / Harry Levitt133
Pt. 3Educational Issues 
 12Bilingual vs. Oral Education: Academic Achievement Levels in Deaf Eighth-Graders from Two Decades / Kerstin Heiling141
 13School and Classroom Characteristics That Facilitate the Social Integration of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children / Shirin D. Antia148
 14The Instrumental Enrichment Cognitive Intervention Program with Deaf Ethiopian Immigrant Children in Israel / Lea Lurie, Alex Kozulin161
 15Deaf Students Attending Regular Four-Year Colleges and Universities in the United States / Robert S. Menchel171
 16A Retrospective Evaluation of a Distance Education Training Course for Teachers of the Deaf / Stephen Powers188
Pt. 4Psychological and Social Adjustment 
 17Mental Health Problems and Communication of Children with Hearing Loss in Finnish Special Schools / Jari Sinkkonen197
 18Deaf Identity in Adolescence: The Rotterdam Deaf Awareness Program / Annet de Klerk206
 19Development of Deaf and Hearing Children's Sex-Role Attitudes and Self-Endorsements / Corinne J. Lewkowicz, Lynn S. Liben215
 20Deaf and Hearing Adults' Evaluation of Deaf People's Occupational Competence / Amatzia Weisel231
 Index