A cross‐cultural study: deaf students in a public mainstream school setting

@inproceedings{Slobodzian2011ACS,
  title={A cross‐cultural study: deaf students in a public mainstream school setting},
  author={Jean Theodora Slobodzian},
  year={2011}
}
The 1000 primary school students in this study included a minority population of nine deaf children. The underlying foundation of this mainstream environment allowed for accommodations, but only to the extent that the non‐deaf majority was not overtly impacted. Explicit messages of equality and implicit notions of normal were often in conflict. Deaf students learned that acceptance was granted to those who complied with the mores of the majority. The author draws on current pedagogical theory… CONTINUE READING