Developing Reading Skills Of Students With Hearing Impairment By Using Sign Language

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Hafiz Muhammad Afzaal , Dr. Faisal Anis , Faisal Amjad , Muhammad Haroon Manj , Saira Zafar , Kiran Shahzadi


Reading ability is the basic component for getting education especially for the students with hearing impairment. The purpose of this research was to search out the reading skills of hearing impaired students and impact of sign language for developing their reading skills. True experimental research design was used to conduct this study. Hearing impaired students was the population of this study and sample was selected randomly. Sample was consisted of 20 students of grade 7th who were separated into two equal groups randomly. A self-made instrument was used to check the reading abilities of both groups. Data was analyzed and inferential statistics was used to compare the results of both groups. Statistically significant difference was noted in the outcomes of the experimental group. The recommendations were made to the Special Education Department Government of Punjab on the bases of findings.

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