Social Integration of Deaf Adolescents in Secondary-Level Mainstreamed Programs

Gary W. Ladd, Harold L. Munson, John K. Miller

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Abstract

This study explored the interpersonal experiences of 48 deaf adolescents attending two-year occupational education programs with nonhandicapped peers. Classroom interactions between deaf and hearing students and classmates' perceptions of mainstreamed peers were assessed for students entering the program during three consecutive academic years. Results indicated that a climate conducive to integrated interactions and friendships did emerge in the mainstreamed programs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)420-428
Number of pages9
JournalExceptional children
Volume50
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1984
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology

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