Hearing impairments

Supporting Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Adult Immigrants as Learners (2013)

This paper is part of Stories from the Field, a research project that investigates the principles and practices that best support both the learning and teaching of literacy.

The author describes a literacy program at Alberta’s Bow Valley College that works with deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) immigrant adults.

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2014-03-18

Community-Based Learning Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities, Winner, 2005: The Canadian Helen Keller Centre's Computer Essentials and Technical Devices Program (2005)

The Canadian Helen Keller Centre (CHKC) is a not-for-profit organization in Toronto, Ontario, that offers training and skills development for individuals with the dual disability of deafness and blindness.

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2013-07-12

Young Deaf Adults (2003)

Perceptions of Career Planning, Goal Setting and Literacy

This research project examined barriers that young Deaf adults currently face with regard to career planning and life goal setting; young adults' perception of the significance of low literacy as a barrier to career planning and goal setting as weighted against other perceived barriers, and; young adults' perceptions of the importance of literacy, training in order to career plan or set goals.

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2005-01-25

Workforce Literacy and the Deaf Stream Literacy Classroom (2003)

A Picture of Literacy Programs' Workforce Activities

This study was created as a result of discussions among Deaf stream practitioners about their challenges with meeting the individual needs of learners with employment goals; their comments about the importance of working toward independence goals in the classroom; and G.O.L.D.'s (Goal: Ontario Literacy for Deaf People) own lack of understanding about the importance and weight of workforce literacy activities in the Deaf stream literacy classro

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2005-01-25
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