Abstract


    The purpose of this study is to obtain two deaf students' perspectives on social interaction within a local public high school. One - interviews were conducted with one deaf and one hard of hearing high school student to obtain their experiences in the mainstream setting. This study examined the responses obtained during the interviews and determined that one of these mainstreamed students did not experience social isolation in his current placement, while limited interview data from the second participant did not enable the researcher to determine whether or not he experienced social isolation. Results indicated satisfaction from both participants. Implications are drawn for improving the social experiences of deaf and hard of hearing high school students.
 

 
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