Raising and Educating a Deaf Child

Paperback | January 23, 2009

byMarc Marschark

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The second edition of this guide offers a readable, comprehensive summary of everything a parent or teacher would want to know about raising and educating a deaf child. It covers topics ranging from what it means to be deaf to the many ways that the environments of home and school caninfluence a deaf child's chances for success in academic and social circles. The new edition provides expanded coverage of cochlear implants, spoken language, mental health, and educational issues relating to deaf children enrolled in integrated and separate settings. Marschark makes sense of themost current educational and scientific literature, and also talks to deaf children, their parents, and deaf adults about what is important to them.Raising and Educating a Deaf Child is not a "how to" book or one with all the "right" answers for raising a deaf child; rather, it is a guide through the conflicting suggestions and programs for raising deaf children, as well as the likely implications of taking one direction or the other.

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The second edition of this guide offers a readable, comprehensive summary of everything a parent or teacher would want to know about raising and educating a deaf child. It covers topics ranging from what it means to be deaf to the many ways that the environments of home and school caninfluence a deaf child's chances for success in acad...

Marc Marschark is a Professor and Director of the Center for Education Research Partnerships at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, a college of Rochester Institute of Technology, and a Professor in the School of Psychology at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. His books include Psychological Development of Deaf Children...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:9.1 × 6.1 × 0.7 inPublished:January 23, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195376153

ISBN - 13:9780195376159

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Table of Contents

PrefaceAcknowledgmentsForeword1. A Deaf Child in the Family2. Practical Aspects of Deafness3. Communicating with Deaf Children4. Early Interactions: The Roots of Childhood5. Language Development6. Going to School7. Learning to Read and Write8. Intelligence, Achievement, and Creativity9. Deaf Children to Deaf Adults10. Where Do We Go from Here?Appendices