Publication type: Conference paper
Type of review: Peer review (abstract)
Title: Roadblocks to inclusive education and career development for people with hearing impairments in french and italian speaking Switzerland
Authors : Rodríguez Vázquez, Silvia
Bouillon, Pierrette
Strasly, Irene
Hohenstein, Christiane
Zavgorodnia, Larysa
Näf, Manuela
Proceedings: Proceedings of the Second Barrier-Free Communication Conference 2018, Geneva, 9-10 November 2018
Pages : 89
Pages to: 92
Conference details: Second Barrier-Free Communication Conference 2018, Geneva, 9-10 November 2018
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Université de Genève
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Genève
Language : English
Subjects : Inclusive access; Swiss-wide survey; Deaf and hearing-impaired individuals; French- and Italian-speaking Switzerland; Tertiary education
Subject (DDC) : 378: Higher education
Abstract: At present, the penetration rate of deaf and hearing impaired students in tertiary education continues to be low in the French and Italian regions of Switzerland. This paper summarises some of the findings of a nation-wide survey, conducted to provide a better understanding of why that is the case. Data gathered seems to point at communication barriers during primary and secondary education as the main reasons for this lack of integration.
Fulltext version : Published version
License (according to publishing contract) : Not specified
Departement: Applied Linguistics
Organisational Unit: Institute of Language Competence (ILC)
Published as part of the ZHAW project : Konzept und Umsetzung eines Schweizer Zentrums für Barrierefreie Kommunikation
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