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Teacher attitudes toward deaf students in Mississippi, USA

The author researches teacher attitudes toward deaf students in the United States, with a literature review and a teacher survey.
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The author reviews what the research literature says about teacher attitudes toward deaf students. She conducted a survey among teachers in mainstream schools in Mississippi. Mississippi is a state in the south-eastern part of the United States. The survey asked about teacher attitudes toward deaf and hard of hearing students. It also asked if teachers felt prepared for teaching deaf students. The survey found that many teachers in Mississippi had positive attitudes about deaf students. However, most teachers also felt unprepared to teach them.

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