Joseph G Kosciw

Learn More
BACKGROUND Research has shown that the cochlear implant may improve deaf children's speech and communication skills. However, little is known about its effect on children's ability to socialize with hearing peers. METHODS Using a standardized psychological measure completed by parents and a longitudinal design, this study examined the development of(More)
For lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth, coming out (i.e., disclosure of LGBT identity to others) can be a key developmental milestone, one that is associated with better psychological well-being. However, this greater visibility may come with increased risk of peer victimization. Being out, therefore, may reflect resilience and may unfold(More)
  • Robert W Ferguson, Attorney General, Noah G Purcell, Solicitor General, Alan D Copsey, Colleen M Melody +7 others
  • 2016
The amici States strongly support the right of transgender persons to live with dignity, free from discrimination. To that end, each of the amici States has adopted policies to protect transgender individuals against discrimination on the basis of their gender identities. The amici States also have a strong interest in ensuring that our residents who are(More)
This study investigated knowledge about HIV/AIDS and barriers to HIV/AIDS education and prevention among deaf and hard of hearing people. Focus groups and individual interviews were used to elicit information from various groups of people with a hearing loss in different regions of New York State. Themes elicited in the interviews suggested that deaf sign(More)
  • 1