What makes a better listening environment? When students can identify factors in their environment that make listening difficult, they are able to better advocate for what they need. These worksheets
... give visuals and vocabulary to help students understand what makes listening a challenge.
This resource is hilarious and a kid's favorite self-advocacy activity. It was created to encourage self-advocacy skills in children who are deaf and hard of hearing but is effective when targeting li
...ing listening skills in all kids.Ideal for: Speech, Listening and Spoken Language, Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Counselors, TeletherapyThe Premise: Sinister has two ears, wears great hearing devices and has been in listening and language therapy since he was a toddler. But, it doesn’t matter. Sinister is a BAD listener! He doesn’t try and makes up excuses for not listening. Sinister gets in a whole lot of trouble because he doesn’t listen.The adult leads a discussion using Sinister’s poor excuses for not listening. Kids love imagining the trouble sinister gets himself into because he doesn’t listen. This activity is an easy, no-prep way to encourage the child to be Boss of Your Hearing Loss. It can be used by parents at home, teachers and therapists both face to face and during tele-practice.While not age-specific it has been successfully used with kids as young 1st grade and up through middle school. This resource can be easily leveled up or down to meet a variety of children's goals and needs.Sinister The Bad Listener requires no prep or planning because everything is in this resource. It can be easily used by parents at home, teachers and therapists both face to face and on tele-platforms. This Digital - No Print resource can be opened and played with your favorite PDF reader app on a tablet. When playing on a computer, open and use a PDF reader such as the free Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. Please note: Sinister The Bad Listeners serve and return conversational game between the adult and the listener. There is no audio component or sound bytes included.
BUNDLE - Worksheets for primary level instruction on advocating during communication breakdowns. These worksheets guide the student to analyze the communication breakdown and choose an appropriate wa
...y to repair the breakdown. Bundle IDs 0497-0500, 0524-0525.
Lesson 7 - Expressing My Needs Effectively. This lesson encourages students to consider different ways to express one's needs and to determine the effectiveness of each approach. Students will also le
...arn how to take assertive stePS- to clarify communication when misunderstandings occur because of hearing loss. By Kris English.
packet of instructional materials teaches the advantages and disadvantages of
different communication styles, specifically responding passively,
aggressively, or assertively when you
... do not understand something that was said. Includes assessments and teaching
materials. From Building Skills for Success in the Fast-Paced Classroom.
This information provides teachers and families ideas for how to discuss bluffing with children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Children often resort to bluffing, or pretending that they understood,
...when they lack strategies for how to repair a communication breakdown. Guides discussion, not a worksheet. From Building Skills for Success in the Fast-Paced Classroom.
Unit 1 - Introduction. What is Self-Advocacy? In this introductory lesson, students will learn the meaning of the terms advocacy and self-advocacy, and will learn 3 reasons for development self-advoca
...cy skills. By Kris English
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