The Qualitative Similarity Hypothesis: Research Synthesis and Future Directions

  title={The Qualitative Similarity Hypothesis: Research Synthesis and Future Directions},
  author={J. Andrews and Jean Wang},
  journal={American Annals of the Deaf},
  pages={468 - 483}
  • J. Andrews, Jean Wang
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • American Annals of the Deaf
  • In the penultimate article of a two-part special issue of the American Annals of the Deaf examining the qualitative similarity hypothesis (QSH), findings of nine research teams with articles in the special issue are summarized. The teams addressed three questions: (a) For students who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing (d/Dhh), is reading qualitatively similar to the reading process of hearing students (per the QSH)? (b) Is it, rather, qualitatively different (per the qualitative difference… CONTINUE READING
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