L.N. (Loes) Wauters PhD

Loes Wauters
Function
Senior researcher Kentalis Academy
Expertise

The language, reading, and math development of deaf and hard of hearing learners. Research focus is on (early) literacy and (early) math development, interactive reading with young DHH children, reading profiles for deaf adults, parent involvement, and training of parents and professionals in educating DHH children.

Publications

  • Hermans, D., Wauters, L., Willemsen, M., & Knoors, H. (2016). Vocabulary acquisition in deaf and hard-of-hearing children: research and interventions. In M. Marschark & P. E. Spencer (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of deaf studies in language (pp. 161-178). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Dirks, E. & Wauters, L. (2015). Enhancing emergent literacy in preschool deaf and hard-of-hearing children through interactive reading. In H. Knoors & M. Marschark (Eds.), Educating deaf learners: Creating a global evidence (pp. 415-441). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Hermans, D., De Klerk, A., Wauters, L., & Knoors, H. (2014). The Twinschool: A co-enrollment program in the Netherlands. In M. Marschark, G. Tang, & H. Knoors (Eds.), Bilingualism and bilingual deaf education (pp. 396-423). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Hermans, D., Wauters, L., De Klerk, A., & Knoors, H. (2014). Quality of instruction in bilingual schools for deaf children: Through the children’s eyes and the camera’s lens. In M. Marschark, G. Tang, & H. Knoors (Eds.), Bilingualism and bilingual deaf education (pp. 272-291). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Wauters, L. & De Klerk, A. (2014). Improving reading instruction to deaf and hard-of-hearing students. In M. Marschark, G. Tang, & H. Knoors (Eds.), Bilingualism and bilingual deaf education (pp. 242-271). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Marschark, M. & Wauters, L. (2011). Cognitive functioning in deaf adults and children. In M. Marschark & P. E. Spencer (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of deaf studies, language, and education, (Vol. 1, 2nd ed.) (pp. 486-499). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Marschark, M., Sapere, P., Convertino, C. M., Mayer, C., Wauters, L., & Sarchet, T. (2009). Are deaf students reading challenges really about reading? American Annals of the Deaf, 154, 357-370.
  • Marschark, M. & Wauters, L. (2008). Language comprehension and learning in by deaf students. In M. Marschark & P. C. Hauser (Eds.), Deaf cognition: Foundations and outcomes (pp. 309-350). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Wauters, L. N., Tellings, A. E. J. M., van Bon, W. H. J., & Mak, W. M. (2008). Mode of acquisition as a factor in deaf children’s reading comprehension. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 13, 175-192.
  • Wauters, L.N. & Knoors, H. (2008). Social integration of deaf children in inclusive settings. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 13, 21-36.
  • Wauters, L. N., Tellings, A. E. J. M., van Bon, W. H. J., & van Leeuwe, J. F. J. (2006). In search of factors in deaf and hearing children’s reading comprehension. American Annals of the Deaf, 151(3), 371-380.
  • Wauters, L. N., van Bon, W. H. J., & Tellings, A. E. J. M. (2006). Reading comprehension of Dutch deaf children. Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal.
  • Wauters, L. N. (2005). Reading comprehension in deaf children: The impact of mode of acquisition of word meanings. Nijmegen: Doctoral dissertation Radboud University Nijmegen.
  • Wauters, L. N., Tellings, A. E. J. M., Van Bon, W. H. J., & Van Haaften, A. W. (2003). Mode of Acquisition of word meanings: the viability of a new theoretical construct and its relation to concreteness and imageability. Applied Psycholinguistics, 24, 385-406
  • Wauters, L. N., Knoors, H. E. T., Vervloed, M. P. J., & Aarnoutse, C. A. J. (2001). Sign facilitation in word recognition. The Journal of Special Education, 35, 31-40.