University of Edinburgh
 

Outcomes for Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: Understanding Literacy Challenges for Children who are Deaf or Hearing Impaired

Books

Bodner-Johnson, Barbara & Sass-Lehrer, Marilyn (eds)
Young deaf or hard of hearing child: a family centered approach to early education
Paul H Brookes, 2003
ISBN 1557665796
Aimed at early childhood educators, education professionals, speech and language therapists and students to help them to work effectively with families.

Carr, Gwen
Communicating with your deaf child
NDCS, 2010
Produced to try to answer the many questions parents have asked NDCS about how to best support their child’s language and communication development from early days after the diagnosis and as their children grow.
http://www.ndcs.org.uk/document.rm?id=762

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.

Department for Education
Information about deafness and hearing loss (2nd ed)
Department for Education, 2013
Updated guide for parents from the Early Support team.
http://www.ncb.org.uk/media/923196/earlysupportdeafness_and_hearing_loss_final.pdf

Department for Education and Skills (DfES)
Developing early intervention/support services for deaf children and their families
Dept for Education and Skills, 2003
ISBN 1841859079
http://publications.teachernet.gov.uk/default.aspx?PageFunction=productdetails&PageMode=publications&ProductId=LEA%2F0068%2F2003

Department for Education and Skills (DfES)
Informed choice, families and deaf children: professional handbook
Dept for Education and Skills, 2006
A handbook for professionals to provide an "Informed Choice" approach for families who have very young children who are deaf. ESPP11
https://www.education.gov.uk/publications/standard/publicationDetail/Page1/ESPP11

Department for Education and Skills (DfES)
Monitoring protocol for deaf babies and children
Dept for Education and Skills, 2004
Includes booklets: How to use this protocol; Level 2 materials; and folder of forms for recording development. Early Support Pilot Programme: ESPP29, ESPP30, ESPP31
https://www.education.gov.uk/publications/eOrderingDownload/ES29-Monitoring_Protocol.pdf

Ear Foundation
Nottingham Early Assessment Package (NEAP): Monitoring young deaf children before and after cochlear implantation
Ear Foundation, 2007
A framework for evaluating young deaf infants before and after implantation with age appropriate assessments. Includes CD-ROMs and the Tait Video Analysis on DVD.

Knoors, Harry & Marschark, Marc
Educating deaf learners: creating a global evidence base
Oxford University, 2015
ISBN 9780190215194
Takes a broader view of learning and academic achievements of deaf children, considering the whole child.

 

Lynch, Charlotte & Kidd, Julia
Early communication skills (2nd ed)
Speechmark, 1999
ISBN 9780863883736
Aimed at professionals working with pre-school children. Outlines approaches used by a speech and language therapist and a teacher of the deaf working together in a nursery which supports Total Communication.

Marschark, Marc & Hauser, Peter C (eds)
Deaf cognition: foundations and outcomes
Oxford University, 2008
ISBN 9780195368673
An essential overview of current work on the cognitive skills of deaf students; including cochlear implants, theory of mind, numerical cognition, visual attention and language comprehension. Series: Perspectives on Deafness.

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.

Marschark, Marc; Lampropoulou, Venetta; Skordilis, Emmanouil K
Diversity in deaf education
Oxford University, 2015
ISBN 9780190493073
Takes a broader view of learning and academic achievements of deaf children, considering the whole child.

Meadow-Orlans, Kathryn P; Spencer, Patricia Elizabeth; Koester, Lynne Sanford
World of deaf infants: a longitudinal study
Oxford University, 2004
ISBN 0195147901
Reports on a 15 year study of families with deaf and hearing young children of deaf or hearing parents. Explores the parenting of children with special needs and the interaction between parent and infant.

 

National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
Supporting the achievement of deaf children in early years settings
NDCS, 2013
ISBN 9781907814693
A resource for all staff involved in the education of young deaf children in early years settings. (Includes references to the system in England and Wales.)

Pepper, Jan & Weitzman, Elaine
It takes two to talk: a practical guide for parents of children with language delays (3rd ed)
Hanen Centre, 2004
ISBN 0921145195
Includes easy-to-use checklists, practical guidelines for choosing communication goals and building foundations for literacy.

Power, Des & Leigh, Greg (eds)
Educating deaf students: global perspectives
Gallaudet University Press, 2004
ISBN 1563683083
A cross-section of the issues raised at the International Congress on Education of the Deaf, held in Sydney, Australia in 2000.

Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID)
Effective early intervention for deaf children 0-5 and their families: education guidelines project
RNID, 2001
ISBN 0900634839
Guidelines for teachers of the deaf and learning support assistants on working with deaf children in the classroom. Series: Education guidelines project

Scottish Sensory Centre
Scottish standards for deaf children (0-3): families and professionals working together to improve services
Scottish Sensory Centre, 2011
ISBN 9780954603632
Standards aimed at all the professionals and parents involved in the lives of young deaf children to improve collaborative working and achieve the best outcomes for deaf children.
http://www.ssc.education.ed.ac.uk/library/publications/scottishstandards.pdf

Articles

Brown, P Margaret; Bakar, Zaharah Abu; Rickards, Field W; Griffin, P
Family functioning, early intervention support, and spoken language and placement outcomes for children with profound hearing loss
Deafness and Education International
2006, Vol 8 (4), p207-226
Looks at how the family copes with having a deaf child and how they see the transition from early years support into primary education. Looks at language outcomes and placement decisions.

Crowe, Kathryn; McLeod, Sharynne; Ching, Teresa Y C
Cultural and linguistic diversity of 3-year-old children with hearing loss
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education
Fall 2012, Vol 17 (4), p421-438
Data on the cultural, linguistic and demographic diversity of young deaf children is gathered in order to inform provision of services.
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/

Cupples, Linda ... [et al]
Outcomes of 3-year-old children with hearing loss and different types of additional disabilities
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education
January 2014, Vol 19 (1), p20-39
Part of a larger longitudinal study of deaf children in Australia, this paper sets out the speech & language and auditory outcomes for deaf children with additional disabilities.
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/

Eleweke, C Jonah ... [et al]
Information about support services for families of young children with hearing loss: a review of some useful outcomes and challenges
Deafness and Education International
2008, Vol 10 (4), p190-212
A paper on the information about support services given to parents of children who are deaf.

Gilliver, Megan ... [et al]
Developing sound skills for reading: teaching phonological awareness to preschoolers with hearing loss
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education
Jul 2016, Vol 21 (3), p268-279
Study of preschoolers who were assigned 2 different interventions relating to reading.
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/

Lam-Cassettari, Christa; Wadnerkar-Kamble, Meghana B; James, Deborah M
Enhancing parent-child communication and parental self-esteem with a video-feedback intervention: outcomes with prelingual deaf and hard-of-hearing children
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education
Jul 2015, Vol 20 (3), p266-274
Looks at how an intervention strategy helps build self esteem in young, deaf children
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/

Leigh, Greg... [et al]
Factors affecting psychosocial and motor development in 3-year-old children who are deaf or hard of hearing
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education
Oct 2015, Vol 20 (4), p331-342
A broad study of the factors which affect development in children who are deaf, particularly motor skills and social development.
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/

Napier, Jemina; Leigh, Greg; Nann, Sharon
Teaching sign language to hearing parents of deaf children: an action research process
Deafness and Education International
2007, Vol 9 (2), p83-100
Australian study into the difficulties for parents learning sign language as an additional language.

Poon, Brenda T & Simmons, Noreen R
Can routinely collected early intervention data for deaf and hard-of-hearing children be used for outcome monitoring? A case example from British Columbia, Canada
Deafness and Education International
Mar 2016, Vol 18 (1), p25-37
Looks at the possibility of using data collected by various early intervention programmes to evaluate the long term effectiveness of the system.

Rees, Rachel ... [et al]
Communication interventions for families of pre-school deaf children in the UK
Deafness and Education International
Jun 2015, Vol 17 (2), p88-100
Findings of survey to investigate the named approaches used by different professionals with young deaf children and their families.

Yoshinaga-Itano, Christine
Principles and guidelines for early intervention after confirmation that a child is deaf or hard of hearing
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education
April 2014, Vol 19 (2), p143-175
A new update of the position statement of the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing, the guidelines for early intervention for children who are deaf.
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/