This checklist is designed to be part of biannual discussions and monitoring between early intervention professionals and family members of infants and toddlers with hearing loss. Family members are a
...sked to consider the different areas that can affect the rate that communication skills develop and how often their child receives attention to each of these considerations. Areas covered are: Auditory Communication, Visual Communication, and Effective Communication Strategies.
Perk Up Your Ears is a fun activity that contains 20 passages with ear-related sayings or idioms. This resource is created to encourage self-advocacy skills in children who are deaf and hard of hearin
...hearing but is effective when targeting listening skills in all kids. In addition to fostering communication skills, Perk Up Your Ears builds figurative language, nuances in word meanings and vocabulary that are essential to spoken and written language, pragmatics, and communication competence.While not age-specific it has been successfully used with kids as young 1st grade and up through middle school. This resource and be easily leveled up or down to meet a variety of children's goals and needs.Perk Up Your Ears require 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.
This exercise is designed to share with families but provides information useful for teaching students about the different types of figurative language. Includes definitions of the different types of
A ten-page comic-style book (in color & grayscale) defines communication and communication breakdown. Examples are shown as interactions between two boys: Luke and Ricardo. A teacher acts as narrator
...and discusses three tools for repairing communication breakdown: signaling the breakdown, asking for repetition and repeating what was heard. The boys use each tool in responding to a single CBd event. A glossary is provided at the end of the book. Materials also include a graphic organizer, 8 discussion-starter cards, 6 review cards and 5 comprehension questions for assessment. Teacher notes explain how the lesson materials can be used in face-to-face lesson or on a digital platform.
Making Sense of Idioms introduces the importance of working on idioms to families of students with hearing loss. The worksheet provides a number of idioms and leading questions for families to discuss
... with their children to increase their understanding of idioms, specific and as a part of figurative language.
Idioms frequently occur in conversation. This resource discusses idioms that can be used with the word "egg," such as "nest egg," " egg on your face," " putting all your eggs in one basket," " walking
... on eggs," " goose egg," and "bad/rotten egg." This single page worksheet can be used in a language journal, or as a simple quiz.
This bundle of instructional stategies includes information and activties for using prior knowledge, cooperative learning, goal setting, key information, effort v. practice, comparison, and visual org
...anizers. 71 pages. Use with all ability levels.
Handout with information on possible impact on understanding language, speech, social, and need for educational accommodations and services in Spanish language. For 16-25dB or minimal hearing loss.
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