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dc.contributor.authorPowell, Denise
dc.contributor.authorHyde, Merv
dc.contributor.authorPunch, Renee
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-29T12:34:34Z
dc.date.available2017-05-29T12:34:34Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.identifier.issn1081-4159
dc.identifier.doi10.1093/deafed/ent035
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/337449
dc.description.abstractThis paper provides an examination of how small populations of deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) students attending New Zealand postsecondary institutions faced and dealt with various challenges in participating in classes, obtaining adequate access to services, and becoming socially integrated into campus life. Sixty-four students completed a survey and 8 were interviewed, providing information about their support needs, learning, and social participation experiences and challenges within the postsecondary context. Findings indicated that access to accommodations that facilitated communication and inclusion were critically important to their learning and participation experiences but were not always available in the institutions they attended. Reflecting recent policy and legislative changes, greater awareness and greater funding support are needed within New Zealand postsecondary institutions of DHH students’ academic and social needs. This process should be at the forefront of moves toward inclusive education at the postsecondary level, if DHH students are to be equal participants.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherOxford University Press
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom126
dc.relation.ispartofpageto140
dc.relation.ispartofissue1
dc.relation.ispartofjournalJournal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education
dc.relation.ispartofvolume19
dc.subject.fieldofresearchSpecial Education and Disability
dc.subject.fieldofresearchEducation
dc.subject.fieldofresearchLanguage, Communication and Culture
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode130312
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode13
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode20
dc.titleInclusion in postsecondary institutions with small numbers of deaf and hard-of-hearing students: Highlights and challenges
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articles
dc.description.versionPost-print
gro.rights.copyright© 2014 Oxford University Press. This is a pre-copy-editing, author-produced PDF of an article accepted for publication in Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education following peer review. The definitive publisher-authenticated version, Inclusion in Postsecondary Institutions With Small Numbers of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students: Highlights and Challenges, Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 19 (1): 126-140, 2014 is available online at: https://doi.org/10.1093/deafed/ent035.
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gro.griffith.authorPunch, Renee J.
gro.griffith.authorHyde, Mervyn B.


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