A readable, comprehensive guide through the conflicting suggestions and programs for raising deaf children, as well as the likely implications of taking one direction or the other. Topics range from what it means to be deaf to the many ways that the environments of home and school can influence a deaf child’s changes for success in academic and social circles. Expanded coverage on cochlear implants, spoken language, mental health and educational issues relating to deaf children enrolled in integrated and separate settings.
Author: Marc Marschark
Publisher: Oxford University Press