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Deaf Children at Primary School for Teaching Assistants

Books

Cole, Elizabeth B & Flexer, Carol
Children with hearing loss: developing listening and talking: birth to six (2nd ed)
Plural, 2011
ISBN 9781597563796
An accessible guide for parents/carers and professionals to hearing loss issues and spoken language skills of children who are deaf.

Datta, Gill; Harbor, Diana; Allen, Clare
STEPS from hearing to talking: sound support for families of young deaf children with cochlear implants
Ear Foundation, 2005
Looks at the developmental steps of children and gives advice on how to help develop good communication from the start for young deaf children. Section for babies with cochlear implants. Includes DVD, development record book and poster.

Datta, Gill; Harbor, Diana; Archbold, Sue
STEPS together pack: resources and ideas for families
Ear Foundation, 2007
A resource of fun activities for young deaf children to encourage listening and talking. Pack includes: Book, soft toys, wooden toys, jigsaws and noise makers in duffel bag.

Deaf Ex-mainstreamers Group
Deaf toolkit: best value review of deaf children in education, from user's perspective
DEX, 2004
ISBN 0954669916
An indepth report from a survey of mainstream pupils who are deaf in the UK focusing on social inclusion. Comparisons are drawn from Scandinavian countries and strong recommendations for the future of deaf education are listed.

Marschark, Marc & Spencer, Patricia Elizabeth
Oxford handbook of deaf studies, language and education
Oxford University, 2003
ISBN 0195149971
A wide-ranging work with contributions from experts in various specialisms. Topics include: deaf education, literacy, cultural issues, communication, medical and cognitive issues.

Marschark, Marc & Spencer, Patricia Elizabeth
Oxford handbook of deaf studies, language and education: Volume 2
Oxford University, 2010
ISBN 9780195390032
A wide-ranging work with contributions from experts in various specialisms. Topics include: deaf education, literacy, cultural issues, communication, medical and cognitive issues.

McCracken, Wendy; Roberts, Anne; Wilding, Timothy
Study of FM in real world settings (Oticon Foundation)
University of Manchester, 2012
A report of a study into listening environments and how FM (radio aid) systems are used, including the experiences of deaf children, their teachers and their parents.
http://personalpages.manchester.ac.uk/staff/wendy.mccracken/OticonFoundationreport.pdf

National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
Impact that technology can have on the lives of deaf children: an NDCS study
NDCS, 2012
ISBN 9781907814839
This report has been produced for families, professionals and anyone interested in understanding the difference that technology can make in the lives of deaf children.

National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
Quality standards for the use of personal FM systems: promoting easier listening for deaf children
NDCS, 2008
The UK Children's FM working group set out their quality standards for the use of FM systems (also known as radio aids) with deaf children in the UK. Includes a CD-ROM with good practice guidelines to complement the standards.

National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
Supporting the achievement of deaf children in primary schools
NDCS, 2012
ISBN 9781907814686
A resource for all staff involved in the education of deaf children in primary schools. (Includes references to the system in England and Wales.)

National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
Technology at home
NDCS, 2011
ISBN 9781907814174
Outlines a range of technology available to deaf children, from loops to alarms and FM systems.

Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID)
Effective inclusion of deaf pupils into mainstream schools: education guidelines project
RNID, 2000
ISBN 090063474X
Guidelines for teachers of the deaf and learning support assistants on working with deaf children in the classroom. Series: Education guidelines project

Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID)
Promoting access to the curriculum for deaf pupils: education guidelines project
RNID, 2001
ISBN 0900634901
Guidelines for teachers of the deaf and learning support assistants on working with deaf children in the classroom. Series: Education guidelines project

Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID)
Promoting literacy in deaf pupils: education guidelines project
RNID, 2001
ISBN 090063488X
Guidelines for teachers of the deaf and learning support assistants on working with deaf children in the classroom. Series: Education guidelines project

Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID)
Promoting numeracy in deaf pupils: education guidelines project
RNID, 2001
ISBN 0900634936
Guidelines for teachers of the deaf and learning support assistants on working with deaf children in the classroom. Series: Education guidelines project

Sugden, Janis; Mackenzie, Sheila; Izatt, Elizabeth
Review of assistive technology and environmental aids to pupils with a sensory impairment in Scotland
Scottish Sensory Centre, 2012
Report from a survey of educational sensory services in Scotland. It looked at arrangements for provision of equipment, purchase and maintenance, adaptation of materials and potential for a nationally centralised service.
http://www.ssc.education.ed.ac.uk/research/research12.pdf

Tymms, Peter; Tate, Granville; Walker, Adam; Fitz-Gibbon, Carol Taylor
Education of deaf and hearing-impaired children in the UK: final report to the Nuffield Foundation
University of Durham, 2003
Report of a project to establish a monitoring system for tracking attainments, attitudes and progress of deaf children and to examine the factors which might influence the progress of deaf pupils.

CD-ROMs

Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID)
Using residual hearing effectively: education guidelines project
RNID, 2005
ISBN 1904296092
Information on the management of all types of hearing loss. An update of the publication in 2000. (PDFs on CD-ROM) Series: Education guidelines project.

Articles

Gray, Colin D
Helping deaf children towards literacy during their primary school years: which skills should we be fostering?
Journal of British Association of Teachers of the Deaf
1995, Vol 19 (2), p22-33
Explores the many ways in which literacy is approached and makes recommendations for teaching deaf children.

Hopwood, Vicky & Gallaway, Clare
Evaluating the linguistic experience of a deaf child in a mainstream class: a case study
Deafness and Education International
1999, Vol 1 (3), p172-187
Looks at the spoken language input for a deaf child in a mainstream classroom focussing on the extent to which the child is able to participate in classroom activities. Various teaching situations over a period are analysed, contrasting communication between the child and teachers or assistants.

Lynas, Wendy; Lewis, Sue; Hopwood, Vicky
Supporting the education of deaf children in mainstream schools
Deafness and Education
June 1997, Vol 21 (2), p41-45
Study into the role of the teacher of the deaf in mainstream schools.

Ramirez Inscoe, Jayne; Odell, Amanda; Archbold, Susan; Nikolopoulos, Thomas
Expressive spoken language development in deaf children with cochlear implants who are beginning formal education
Deafness and Education International
2009, Vol 11 (1), p39-55
Considers the possible implications for educational management of children with cochlear implants, children's language was assessed using STASS.

Rekkedal, Ann Mette
Assistive hearing technologies among students with hearing impairment: factors that promote satisfaction
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education
Fall 2012, Vol 17 (4), p499-517
A Norwegian study of children aged 10-16 with mild to profound hearing loss relating to their satisfaction with assistive hearing technology.
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/

Tyler, Michael D ... [et al]
Effect of caption rate on the comprehension of educational television programmes by deaf school students
Deafness and Education International
2009, Vol 11 (3), p152-162
Looks at the reading comprehension of subtitles on educational programmes by deaf children.

Wauters, Loes N & Knoors, Harry
Social integration of deaf children in inclusive settings
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education
Winter 2008, Vol 13 (1), p21-36
Survey of primary aged deaf children in The Netherlands into social integration at school.
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/

Wolters, Nina; Knoors, Harry; Cillessen, Antonius H N; Verhoeven, Ludo
Impact of peer and teacher relations on deaf early adolescents’ well-being: comparisons before and after a major school transition
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education
Fall 2012, Vol 17 (4), p463-482
A study of the well-being of deaf children during the transition from primary to secondary schools. Gender of the pupils is considered.
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/