Differentiating Hearing Loss from Other Disabilities - Assessment Information is a bundle that includes 9 articles addressing how a hearing difference may be differentiated from other delays such as l
...earning disabilities, ADD/ADHD; language and vocabulary delays; and/or intellectual disability. Other articles focus on why instruction from a TOD is necessary, legal implications, and ways to improve awareness of DHH services. 17 pages. Addresses needs on all ability levels. Includes IDs S0XASM0765-0773. Read more
These 9 articles discuss how assessment data opens doors for individualizing instruction. Topics addressed include IDEA regulations, eligibility concerns, working with the IEP team, impact of a hearin
...g difference on working memory, language processing, and auditory skills. Articles are research-based. Read more
These 10 articles address topics typically associated with teaching students who require modified curriculum and alternative communication. Topics include appropriate assessment, eligibilty, consider
...ations for effective collaboration, determining services, universal design, story-based learning, alternative communication, and object schedules. 30 pages. For use with any age student. Read more
Incudes definition of Universal Design with examples of how to include students in instruction. Discussion of barriers to engagement and strategies for inclusion. Example lesson plan and goals.
Addresses considerations for effective collaboration when determining provision of services. Discusses roles and responsibilities of team members, and meeting the unique needs of the student.
Current legal mandates call for all students to reach proficiency as measured through state reading assessments. While reading has long been an area of emphasis in DHH education, meeting this mandate
...is even more challenging when students with hearing loss have additional disabilities. This article summarizes results of an investigation of alternate reading assessments for students who are DHH+ and offers strategies for moving the needle toward improved assessment data. Read more