The Auditory Language & Learning Guide is an EXCELLENT informal evaluation tool for listening and language that can be used with students of any age and language ability. The 2 page checklist format e
...asily allows the teacher to develop IEP goals based on identified student weaknesses in the 4 areas of audition/listening, receptive language, expressive language, and social communication. Skills can be rated as 'targeted', 'emerging', 'mastered' or 'previously assessed' and checked off by date achieved. This assessment tool can be used from year to year allowing instructors and parents to see growth in a students language and learning.
This informational article describes the need to define and understand a student's ability to access verbal instruction. It includes description of the SpeECH- Audibility Audiogram for Classroom Liste
Student Listening Challenges – Understanding the Missing Pieces summarizes the results of a Functional Listening Evaluation in a way that helps educators and family members understand listening challe
...lenges under the different conditions of near, far, in quiet and in noise. Includes an image of a story imposed on puzzle pieces with different parts of the text missing to correlate with decreased speech perception due to hearing loss and listening under different auditory challenges.
Information in this article is presented to assist the educational audiologist, teacher of the deaf/hard of hearing, or speECH--language pathologist in demonstrating the impact of hearing loss on acce
...ss to classroom communication so that the ADA question “Does this student have effective access to communication in school?” can be answered in an evidence-based manner. By Karen Anderson.
This article provides background information on the requirements of IDEA, Section 504, and Title II of the ADA that require supports and services for eligible students with hearing loss. It describes
...the meaning of effective communication under Title II of the ADA and implications for schools. By Cheryl DeConde Johnson.
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