Employment can still be problematic for many deaf workers, especially those who are prelingually deaf. This article reports qualitative research regarding workplace behavior expectations of deaf workers and their hearing employers. This piece focuses on the signed responses of the participants (N =24) ranking job competencies. The results indicate a lack of correspondence between the respondents and their employers. This article supports the idea of rehabilitation counselors, employers and deaf employees utilizing Correspondence Theory as a framework for ensuring successful job placements for prelingually deaf adults.
Rosengreen, K. M., & Saladin, S. P. (2019). Deaf Workers Prioritized Workplace Expectations: A Qualitative Study. JADARA, 43(3). Retrieved from https://repository.wcsu.edu/jadara/vol43/iss3/4