Deaf & Smart – How to Identify Gifted Kids with Hearing Disabilities

25 Sep 2020

 

What percentage of people are deaf?
Across all age groups, approximately 600,000 people in the United States (0.22% of the population, or 2.2 per 1,000) are “deaf;” more than half are over 65 years of age. About 6,000,000 people (2.2%) report having “a lot of trouble” hearing with, again, more than half over 65 years of age.

Deaf Employment Reports – Gallaudet University

 

There is no generally agreed definition of giftedness for either children or adults, but most school placement decisions and most longitudinal studies over the course of individual lives have followed people with IQs in the top 2.5 percent of the population—that is, IQs above 130.

Intellectual giftedness – Wikipedia

 

The education of children who are deaf or hard of hearing is a complex process. Appropriate placement, mode
https://www.hoagiesgifted.org/eric/e550.html

https://gifted.tki.org.nz/assets/Uploads/files/Gifted-students-with-disabilities.pdf

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of four nomination forms in identifying intellectually gifted, hearing-impaired children. All subjects in the study were between the ages of 5 and 20 years, had hearing losses greater than 70 decibels in the better ear
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/026142948900600205

Identify gifted children

https://www.education.vic.gov.au/childhood/professionals/learning/Pages/idgiftedchildren.aspx

 

 

 

How to communicate with a hearing impaired person

 

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