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Deaf People Around the World: Educational and Social Perspectives

Deaf People Around the World: Educational and Social Perspectives

by Donald F. Moores, Margery S. Miller


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ISBN-13: 9781563684104
Publisher: Gallaudet University Press
Publication date: 05/30/2009
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Donald F. Moores is Professor, Department of Exceptional Student and Deaf Education, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL.

Margery S. Miller is Associate Dean, Enrollment Management, at Gallaudet University, Washington, DC.

Table of Contents

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xv

Part 1 Asia/Pacific

Deaf Education and the Deaf Community in Australia Desmond Power 3

Deaf Education and the Deaf Community in China: Past, Present, and Future Kathryn Johnson Richard Lytle Jun Hui Yang 17

Postsecondary Education for Deaf People in China Patricia A. Mudgett-DeCaro James J. DeCaro 33

Deafness in India Madan M. Vasishta 46

Educating Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students in New Zealand Connie Mayer Christine Miller Ian Cocks 53

Education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students in Singapore Fred R. Mangrubang 68

Deaf Education in South Korea Sung-Kyu Choi 88

Part 2 Middle East and Africa

Deaf Education in Israel Tova Most Amatzia Weisel Shay Ezrachi 101

Perspectives and Reviews on Deafness in the State of Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates Yasser A. Al-Hilawani 119

Education of the Deaf in South Africa Claudine Storbeck Lucas Magongwa Ingrid Parkin 133

Deafness in Sub-Saharan Africa Nassozi B. Kiyaga Donald F. Moores 145

Part 3 Europe

The Flemish Deaf Community and the Challenge of Breaking Through Barriers in the Educational System Goedele De Clerck 157

Trends and Developments in Deaf Education in Germany Klaus B. Gunther Johannes Hennies Manfred Hintermair 178

The Education of Deaf Children in Greece Venetta Lampropoulou 194

The Deaf Community in Spain: Historical Perspectives, Educational Opportunities, and the Consolidation of Sign Language Anibal Puente Jesus M. Alvarado Marian Valmaseda 213

The Situation for the Deaf in Sweden Gunilla Preisler 231

Deaf Education and the Status of Deaf People in the United Kingdom Jim Kyle Paddy Ladd 245

Part 4 North and South America

Deafness:Educational-Historical Aspects in the Brazilian Context Ana Cristina Guarinello Ana Paula Santana Ana Paula Berberian Giselle De Athayde Massi 271

Education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Learners in Canada Connie Mayer C.Tane Akamatsu Mary Ann Bibby Janet R. Jamieson Raymond LeBlanc 284

The Situation of Deaf Education in Chile Valeria Herrera Anibal Puente Jesus M. Alvarado 302

Deafness in Jamaica Ownali N. Mohamedali 317

The United States of America: Deaf People in a Pluralistic Society Donald F. Moores Margery S. Miller Edward Corbett 332

Part 5 International Developments

Globaleyes: A Partnership Between the Nippon Foundation and the National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology (United States) James J. DeCaro 345

Inclusion in an International Context Merv Hyde 352

International Committee of Sports for the Deaf and Deaflympics Donalda K. Ammons 368

The World Federation of the Deaf Roslyn Rosen 374

Concluding Observations Donald F. Moores Margery S. Miller 393

Contributors 395

Index 399

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