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|Other Titles:||A Survey on Education for the Hearing Impaired Children in Taiwan, R.O.C.|
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|Abstract:||This study was a followup of an earlier survey conducted from November 1976 to January 1977 on communication trends in schools and classes for the hearing impaired children in Taiwan, R. O. C. The 1976-1977 survey was a nation-wide investigation indicating that there was a large trend towards the use of Manual System in schools and classes for the hearing impaired in Taiwan. Therefore the academic achievement and language development of the hearing impaired children showed quite obvious delay in comparison with normal children of the same age.Recently due to the speedy growth of economic development of the country, there also brings a distinctive Improvement for special education both in quality and in quantity. In order to know what progress has been made in the education for the hearing impaired within the past few years, a followup survey was carried out from December 1981 to March 1982. This investigation included responses from 80% of all students in schools and classes for the hearing impaired in Taiwan. The results showed a large and growing trend towards the use of Combined System (sign and oral system) and Total Communication, and the improvements in wearing hearing aids and developing the lipreading and auditory training.On the other hand, the early start for preschool education, parents guidance, health education, experiment by using oral method, textbooks, teaching materials and facilities, teachers' traing programs, students' academic achievements etc. are suggested to be further enriched and improved in the future for developing the education for the hearing impared children in Taiwan, R. O. C.|
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