Teachers' Stereotypes of Children Who Wear Hearing Aids Classroom teachers were asked to list the traits they felt were characteristic of the elementary school child who wears a hearing aid. These listings were evaluated according to the desirability of the traits and were studied regarding frequency of occurrence, desirability, and educational, emotional, and social implications. The results of ... Research Article
Research Article  |   July 01, 1981
Teachers' Stereotypes of Children Who Wear Hearing Aids
 
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  • Cletus G. Fisher is a Professor of Audiology at Northern Illinois University. Requests for reprints may be sent to him at the Department of Communication Disorders, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115. Kenneth Brooks" is a classroom teacher of English and Theatre at Morton Township Community School District, Number 70.
    Cletus G. Fisher is a Professor of Audiology at Northern Illinois University. Requests for reprints may be sent to him at the Department of Communication Disorders, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115. Kenneth Brooks" is a classroom teacher of English and Theatre at Morton Township Community School District, Number 70.×
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Research Articles
Research Article   |   July 01, 1981
Teachers' Stereotypes of Children Who Wear Hearing Aids
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, July 1981, Vol. 12, 139-144. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1203.139
History: Received April 2, 1980 , Accepted May 19, 1980
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, July 1981, Vol. 12, 139-144. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1203.139
History: Received April 2, 1980; Accepted May 19, 1980

Classroom teachers were asked to list the traits they felt were characteristic of the elementary school child who wears a hearing aid. These listings were evaluated according to the desirability of the traits and were studied regarding frequency of occurrence, desirability, and educational, emotional, and social implications. The results of the groupings are discussed in terms of pre-service and in-service training.

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