A significant proportion of students with hearing loss refuse to use hearing technology necessary for their educational access, often because they feel as though they do not fit in to their peer group
.... The purpose of this book is to raise awareness for the reasons why hearing device rejection happens and specific instruction to occur at different ages to build student resilience and self-‐confidence, thereby increasing the likelihood that they will not reject using their hearing technology. Specific teaching activities and recommendations for instructional materials to develop identified skills have been included in this Guide.
Inservice exercise to perform with grouPS- of teachers, parents, school teams. Participants plug ears and listen to a story (Mother's Aprons) and then answer questions about story details. Participant
...s then reflect on their feelings when listening with this 15-25 dB hearing loss. Level of loss is similar to aided hearing with hearing aids.
It's the beginning of the year and time again to talk to those mainstream teachers and staff members about the students with hearing loss. Wouldn't it be nice to have a cool powerpoint or slides prese
...entation with visuals and links? Well, here you are!! This is a template you can use "as is", or customize to your specific program. It has links to hearing loss simulations, comments on captioning and ideas from the Deaf community all ready for you to share!
This information presents the potential impact of a hearing loss and actions that can be undertaken to promote the success of students who are deaf or hard of hearing. It includes characteristics of s
...tudents who are successful, actions that can be taken to promote success, and different instructional approaches to use.
Workshop Proceedings: National Workshop on Mild and Unilateral Hearing Loss. Report includes information on mild and unilateral hearing loss prevalence, diagnosis, amplification, early intervention, e
...ligibility, clinical practice. Extensive research review.
Tips for Teachers consists of 10 videos, each only about 2 minutes in length, by educational audiologist Jim Bombicino. You can email links to share one tip at a time with one or more teachers. A grea
...t way to remind classroom teachers of our students' auditory access needs! Choose which tips to send, or send one a week to kick off the school year. Tips topics include: facing the student, small group work, using the HAT system, moving around, etc. Incorporates simulations of challenges listening in a classroom with hearing devices. Comes with handouts about listening in background noise, 2 general inservice handouts, and emailable tips for teachers. The purchase price allows 50 downloads of each
video. Once you have purchased the series and selected email addresses
that will receive the links, you can view the videos on your device for a
limited time.Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/RNBZ71c1XtQ
Guide written for speECH- language pathologists and others new to meeting the needs of students who are hard of hearing. Provides 12 stePS- to consider when determining appropriate services and accomm
This step‐by‐step guide has been developed to share with families after unilateral hearing loss has been diagnosed, typically in infancy secondary to identification through newborn hearing screening.
...ng. The guide reviews background information regarding what is known about the effects of hearing loss in one ear on child development. It is divided into suggested sections to correspond with pediatric audiology appointments and with home visits by an early interventionist (teacher of the deaf/hard of hearing or speech language pathologist). Three is a focus on language and social development and a trial with amplification.
The SpeECH- Audibility Audiogram for Classroom Listening is based on the Count-the-Dot Audiogram and provides an estimate of percent audibility in quiet and noise for different ranges of hearing loss.
... This article describes use of this tool.
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