American Annals of the Deaf

The American Annals of the Deaf is a journal focusing on the education of the deaf. Founded in 1847, it is published quarterly with spring, summer, fall and winter issues. The journal is published by the Conference of Educational Administrators Serving the Deaf at Gallaudet University Press. Subjects include: Hearing and Speech. The editor is Donald F. Moores.

Articles from Vol. 150, No. 3, Summer

Characteristics of the Population of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students with Emotional Disturbance in Illinois
THE STUDY SUMMARIZES a database for the years 1994-1999 on deaf and hard of hearing students in Illinois with a diagnosis of emotional disturbance (N = 115). Data are reported on the group's demographic, domestic, etiologic, communication-related, and...
Discrete Mathematics in Deaf Education: A Survey of Teachers' Knowledge and Use
THE STUDY DOCUMENTS what deaf education teachers know about discrete mathematics topics and determines if these topics are present in the mathematics curriculum. Survey data were collected from 290 mathematics teachers at center and public school programs...
How Physical Education Teacher Education Majors Should Be Prepared to Teach Students with Hearing Loss: A National Needs Assessment
A NATIONAL NEEDS ASSESSMENT SURVEY is described that gathered information on current practices in physical education in both center-based schools for the deaf and mainstream programs serving deaf and hard of hearing students, grades K-12. The manner...
Interviews with Deaf Children about Their Experiences Using Cochlear Implants
WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK of a longitudinal study of deaf children with cochlear implants, 11 children with implants were interviewed. The objective was to shed light on what it is like for a child to use a cochlear implant, based on these children's own...
Obstacles Faced by Deaf People in the Criminal Justice System
DEAF PEOPLE, especially those who are not well educated, are at risk for serious injustices when they enter the criminal justice system. The present study describes these risks at all stages of the legal process, including arrest, trial, probation, prison,...
Progress Is Not Our Most Important Product
Most people, when they take the time to think about it, would agree that, all in all, the world is improving and that our lives today are better than they were in the past for our parents and grandparents. We live much longer and enjoy better health....
Reading Comprehension and Its Relation to the Quality of Functional Hearing: Evidence from Readers with Different Functional Hearing Abilities
THREE GROUPS OF STUDENTS-19 hard of hearing, 20 deaf, and a control group of 36 typically developing hearing readers-were compared on their ability to process written words at the lexical level and on their comprehension of words within the structure...
The Effectiveness of International Development Assistance from American Organizations to Deaf Communities in Jamaica
AMERICAN ORGANIZATIONS bringing assistance to deaf people in developing countries unintentionally create relationships of dependency or oppression rather than relationships of support. Using qualitative methods, the author examined the effectiveness...