Factors Affecting Psychosocial Adjustment of Deaf Students.

  title={Factors Affecting Psychosocial Adjustment of Deaf Students.},
  author={Filiz Polat},
  journal={Journal of deaf studies and deaf education},
  volume={8 3},
  • Filiz Polat
  • Published 2003 in Journal of deaf studies and deaf education
Deafness is more than a medical condition. Recent theories have emphasized the importance of environmental factors on the psychosocial development of deaf children. As part of a larger scale study, this article aims to investigate the impact of the following variables on deaf students' psychosocial adjustment in Turkey: student-related background and experiential characteristics, parent-related variables, school-related factors, and teacher-related variables. The sample of 1,097 deaf students… CONTINUE READING

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