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An investigation of the career development of high school adolescents with hearing impairments in New Zealand.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9680734     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Although the need for better-skilled workers has been signaled by the marketplace, people with hearing impairments generally are employed in unskilled or semiskilled jobs. They are, therefore, at heightened risk of unemployment and underemployment. Compounding this risk are the levels of vocational preparation and job awareness of adolescents with hearing impairments, which are generally considered inadequate. With a view to improving prevocational programs for hearing impaired adolescents, the researcher collected information on career awareness and vocational maturity. Significant differences were identified between hearing impaired and hearing adolescents on a range of career measures. In particular, adolescents with hearing impairments were identified as having less career awareness.
B Furlonger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American annals of the deaf     Volume:  143     ISSN:  0002-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  Am Ann Deaf     Publication Date:  1998 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-09-14     Completed Date:  1998-09-14     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0414670     Medline TA:  Am Ann Deaf     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  268-76     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts, Victoria University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Career Choice*
Hearing Disorders*

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