Canadian Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Educating Children and Young Adults Who are Deaf of Hard-of-Hearing in Canada: Challenges for the Nineties

Author(s) Mary Ann Warwick Bibby, PhD
Volume 18
Number 3
Year 1994
Page(s) 177-187
Language English
Keywords school
Abstract This article provides an overview of education as it relates to deaf and hard-of-hearing children and young adults. The filed of deafness has a long and very interesting history in Canada. Change in educational trands affecting people with hearing losses is affected by geographical environment, along with social and cultural issues. Historical background, present conditions, and issues which will provide challenges for the decade are addressed.

Ce document fait un survol rapide des méthodes d'enseignment destinées aux enfants et aux jeunes adultes sourds ou malentendants au Canada. Il a été rédigé au début des annes 1990. L'étude de la surdité a une longue et fort intéressante histoire au Canada. Ce domaine a subi l'influence des condititions ambientes particuliéres au Canada et des problémes sociaux et culturels qui affectent l'ensemble de la population. L'autuer retrace l'historique de l'étude de la surdité, fait le point de la situation, et présente les dossiers qui pourraient devenir des questions d'actualité au cours de la prochaine décennie.
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