Peer Interaction of Children with Hearing Impairment

  •  Xie Yuhan    


Peer interaction servers several crucial functions for all children, with impacting on their communication skills,
social adaption, long-term relationships, and the development of cognition, emotion and personality in unique
and important ways. As the implement of inclusive education, more and more children with hearing impairment
are placed in general schools with typically hearing children. They may face increasing difficulties in interacting
and forming positive relationships with peers. In order to provide a completely understanding peer interaction of
children with hearing impairment in inclusive educational settings, this article depicts the status of their
interaction with peers, the influencing factors and possible intervention programs.

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