Hana Tur-Kaspa

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PURPOSE The present study reports a detailed analysis of written and spoken language samples of Hebrew-speaking children aged 11-13 years who are deaf. It focuses on the description of various grammatical deviations in the two modalities. METHOD Participants were 13 students with hearing impairments (HI) attending special classrooms integrated into two(More)
This study examined the unique contribution of computer-based instruction compared with more conventional modes of instruction (i.e., teacher instruction with textbooks) to early reading skills acquisition, as well as the effects of specific features of computer technology on early reading skills performance. Forty-six pre-school children (aged 5-6), at(More)
This study examined several aspects of the socioemotional experiences (i.e., loneliness, social skills, reciprocal friendship, reciprocal rejection, and social status) of adolescents with and without learning disabilities in an Israeli kibbutz environment during school transition periods. The sample consisted of 106 students with learning disabilities (LD;(More)
The purpose of this study was to examine whether teachers' judgments of students' social competence and school adjustment differentiated students with learning disabilities (LD) (n = 30; boys = 19, girls = 11) from low-achieving (LA) students (n = 29; boys = 17, girls = 12) and average-achieving (AA) students (n = 33; boys = 18, girls = 15) at two grade(More)
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