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 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.
Article by Jane Madell, PhD explaining the importance of monitoring hearing and hearing devices. Explains in general terms the audiologist's and teacher's job regarding monitoring audibility. Discus
...ses listening issues for students with hearing loss.
Article reporting results of a study comparising the speECH- recognition of students using hearing aids only, FM systems, and soundfield/CADS systems. Results indicate increased benefit of FM use over
... hearing aids only or soundfield amplificaiton. 2004.
The GOAL is for a
student to become an effective listener/observer, a successful communicator, a
proficient reader and a knowledgeable consumer of goods and services! Steps to
Success – A Scope and
...nd Sequence of Skills for Students who are Deaf /Hard of
Hearing: Perception, Processing, Self-Knowledge and Advocacy Development, now
in electronic form.This tried and true advocacy curriculum includes
basic, intermediate and advanced goals, teaching strategies, vocabulary, pre
and post assessments and language development activities. NEW is the addition of
updated answer keys and author notes for companion fill-in worksheets,
available separately (ID#1306) or as a bundle with this curriculum (ID# 1307).Goal areas include:1. Understanding the science of hearing2. Using technology3. Developing language processing skills4. Self knowledge5. Social
interaction and language6. Practicing self-management7.
Understanding rights and access 8. Accommodations and advocacy
This article shares the speECH- perception results of 3 grouPS- of kindergartners, one of which used cochlear implants. It confirmed poor speECH- recognition for children with CIs which is likely to i
...mpact development of language and phonological awareness. 2013.
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