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Effect of caption rate on the comprehension of educational television programmes by deaf school students

This paper investigated how the rate of television caption delivery affects the reading comprehension of children with deafness. Comprehension was uniformly higher at 90 and 120 words per minute (wpm) than at 180 wpm.

Equity in education: signed language and the courts

This article examines several legal cases in Canada, the USA, and Australia involving signed language in education for Deaf students.

Expressive Communication of Children with Autism

In this, study, expressive communication of Australian and Taiwanese children with autism who had limited spoken language was observed in naturalistic settings.

General practice registrars’ care of people with intellectual disabilities

The aim of the study was to elucidate the barriers experienced by general practice registrars in their provision of health care to people with intellectual disabilities.

Locator Tones for Pedestrian Signals

This research was undertaken to determine the effect of locator tone repetition rate on efficiency of visually impaired persons' location of the push-button pole.

Multilingual children with hearing loss: Factors contributing to language use at home and in early education

This article reports an exploratory analysis to examine factors associated with language use and communication mode of children at 3 years of age.

Naturalistic observations of elicited expressive communication of children with autism: an analysis of teacher instructions

This study observed expressive communication of 17 Australian and 15 Taiwanese children with autism who were mute or had limited spoken language during 2 hour regular school routines and analyzed teacher instructions associated with elicited expressive communication.

New orientation and accessibility option for persons with visual impairment: transportation applications for remote infrared audible signage

This article reports the results of human factors studies using a remote infrared audible sign system (RIAS), Talking Signsr̀, examining the training needed to use the system, its impact on performance and safety, benefits for blind people and other population subgroups.

Perceptions of School by Two Teenage Boys with Asperger Syndrome and their Mothers: A Qualitative Study

This qualitative study aimed to develop an understanding of the challenges faced by teenage boys with Asperger syndrome and their mothers.

Police perceptions of interviews involving children with intellectual disabilities : a qualitative inquiry

This study employed a qualitative method to explore the challenges of police officers when interviewing children with intellectual disabilities.

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