The effects of hearing deficits on student self-perceptions of social belonging, difficulty at school, and self-image

Lindsy Cox, Brittany Ruffo, Julian Laird, Benjamin P Schade, Karen H Larwin
2019 International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education (IJERE)  
<span>A paucity of research exists that examines how well hearing-impaired students function in the primary and secondary grades when attending a general education setting. The research that does exists to suggest that issues of poor self-perception, challenges regarding a sense of belonging, and self-image may be amplified for the non-hearing student. The current investigation examines the self-reported feelings of the hearing-impaired students relative to the student with no identified
more » ... o identified hearing difficulties. Results suggest that while social belonging may be a problem for the hearing-impaired students relative to their hearing peers, no differences were found on the responses associate with self-image or trouble at school.</span>
doi:10.11591/ijere.v8i2.19632 fatcat:mmy7bxov6fdxpimrlgz2gkr7se