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Attitudes of students with hearing disability educated by the oral method to communication in Sign language.
Vopavová, Natálie ; Hradilová, Tereza (advisor) ; Kotvová, Miroslava (referee)
The Bachelor thesis is attempting to give an idea of what is the stand of students with hearing disability educated by the oral method, on communication in sign language. The theoretical part is based on findings from deaf education. It is looking into the topic of hearing disability (classification of hearing disability, the psychosocial aspects of people with hearing disabilities, etc.) Furthermore, the thesis describes not only the contemporary education and care for persons with hearing disability but also looks at the historical stance of this topic. The text then discusses the approach in the communication of people with hearing disability - mainly sign language, fingerspelling and lip-reading. The practical part is done in a form of half structured discussion focused on what communication system the students prefer, how the respondents view the oral method, in what manner they communicate outside of school, etc. KEYWORDS Deaf education, oral method, Sign language, communication
Education of pupils with developmental dysphasia in younger school age
Fořtová, Zuzana ; Kotvová, Miroslava (advisor) ; Komorná, Marie (referee)
1 ABSTRACT Master's thesis focuses on the education of pupils with developmental dysphasia diagnosis in the elementary school. The main goal is to describe education possibilities of these pupils. The thesis describes possibilities of parents and their children, types of elementary schools, where they can study, and what specific conditions are available for education of pupils with specific language impairment. Theoretical part is divided into three chapters. The first chapter focuses on child attending elementary school, communication skills development, compulsory education and education program for elementary school. The second chapter describes developmental dysphasia, its history and terminological definitions, etiology, symptomatology, diagnostics in the Czech Republic and abroad, differential diagnostics, therapy and prognosis. The third chapter describes pupil with developmental dysphasia attending elementary school, education readiness, approaches for pupil support in different elementary school types. The practical part of the thesis focuses on evaluation of conditions on three types of school, where a pupil with developmental dysphasia can be educated. Data is collected mainly by an interview. As the research strategy of qualitative research was chosen a case study. An observation is another...
A comparative analysis of Geography textbooks for children with hearing impairment, children with mild intellectual disability, and children at mainstream elementary schools
Nedbalová, Amálie ; Komorná, Marie (advisor) ; Kotvová, Miroslava (referee)
The thesis provides an analysis and comparison of Geography textbooks for children with hearing impairment, children with a mild intellectual disability and children in mainstream elementary schools. The aim of the thesis is to highlight the current state of Geography textbooks for children with hearing impairment and, by means of combining findings on deaf education and the didactics of Geography, suggest specific solutions for improving the quality of education of children with hearing impairment through raising the standard for didactic materials used for teaching. The introduction of the thesis explores the position of Geography as a field of study within the School and Framework Educational Programmes; the objectives of teaching Geography at the second stage of elementary school are examined in relation to the target groups whose the textbooks are analysed in this thesis. Further, the thesis focuses directly on textbooks. The functions of the textbook in the educational process are introduced, as well as its structural components with a particular emphasis on the textual elements. Drawing on relevant academic literature, the characteristic features of these elements are described with special attention paid to learning from text - predominantly with regards to deaf children who typically...
Communication development in children with autism spectrum disorder and cochlear implant
Vovsová, Alena ; Hádková, Kateřina (advisor) ; Kotvová, Miroslava (referee)
The thesis deals with the communication development in deaf children after cochlear implantation, which have at the same time diagnosed autism spectrum disorder. The theoretical part is divided into three chapters. First two chapters deal with specifics of hearing impairment, or rather autism spectrum disorder, and its effects on the overall development of the child with an emphasis on communication ability. There are briefly introduced the classification of hearing impairments and compensation aids related to the topic of the work - hearing aids and cochlear implants. There is also space devoted to the characteristics of particular autism spectrum disorders. The third chapter describes the most common communication systems or aids used by persons with hearing disabilities, more precisely with the autism spectrum disorder, and the possibility of communication of people with a combination of these two disabilities. The practical part of the thesis is devoted to qualitative research, which main objective was to find out how obtaining a cochlear implant may influence the development of communication of a deaf child with autism spectrum disorder. As part of the research, interviews with parents of these children were conducted. These interviews were supplemented by open-ended questionnaires addressed...
Job opportunities for persons with hearing impairments
Jandová, Dominika ; Kotvová, Miroslava (advisor) ; Hádková, Kateřina (referee)
The diploma thesis focuses on the employment of persons with hearing impairments. In the theoretical part, the introductory chapters pay attention to the terminological definition from the perspective of surdopaedia, classification of hearing impairments and the possibility of communication of persons with hearing impairments. Furthermore, the theoretical part is devoted to approaches to education and education systems for persons with hearing impairments. The thesis also describes the situation of employing persons with hearing impairment not only in the Czech Republic, but also in Germany, Slovakia and Great Britain. In the practical part, the situation of work of persons with hearing impairments is analyzed by means of a research survey, which has the character of mixed research. A structured interview for clients of the organization Silent world and a semi-structured questionnaire were used for the research investigation. The main aim of this thesis is to analyze the situation of work of persons with hearing impairment and possibilities of work of persons with hearing impairments in the Czech Republic, this goal is achieved by research investigation. KEYWORDS Job opportunities, persons with hearing impairments, deaf, Silent world, professional counseling
Czech sing language comprehansion by students of secondary schools for the deaf
Vondrášková, Tereza ; Kotvová, Miroslava (advisor) ; Hradilová, Tereza (referee)
This diploma thesis deals with the education and communication of students with hearing impairment with a focus on the analysis of the level of understanding of information in sign language for students of special secondary schools for the hearing impaired. The theoretical part presents important concepts in this area, such as the definition of communication and communication options for the hearing impaired, as well as educational opportunities for the hearing impaired from a preschool level to a university and last but not least sign languages, their research in the world and Czech sign language as a native language of people with hearing impairment in the Czech Republic. The empirical part describes the research, which was conducted on 65 probands - high school students of the special school for students with a hearing impairment. The research is focused on the differences in the level of understanding of groups of students according to their identification data and also examined whether comprehension is affected by the complexity of the information transmitted (i.e. whether information at the level of ordinary conversation is better understood than a professional information). The research survey was of a qualitative nature and the main research method was a non-standardized questionnaire...
Phonemic awareness development of children with developmental speech disorders at logopedic
Kohoutová, Martina ; Kotvová, Miroslava (advisor) ; Horynová, Jana (referee)
The topic of the thesis is Phonemic awareness development of children with developmental speech disorders at logopedic nursery school. The thesis is divided into theoretical and empirical part. Theoretical part contains three chapters. The first one is dealing with specifics of preschool age. This chapter contains the definition of preschool age, communication, ontogenetical speech development, hearing perception and preschool education. The second chapter is dealing with impaired speech development, particularly with delayed speech development and developmental dysphasia. There is also description of etiological factors, symptoms, diagnostics and therapy. The third chapter is focused on phonological and phonemic awareness. This part mentions diagnostical materials whit which is possible to evaluate phonemic awareness qualities. Then are mentioned materials and activities specified for development of phonemic awareness. The last chapter presents empirical part of the thesis. The main purpose of the research is to analyze possibilities how to evolve phonemic awareness of the children with impaired speech development. In the group of participating children were carried out two research surveys by way of the standardized test. The output test verified the success of developmental activities, which...

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