Information about a court case regarding placement of a deaf student in a self-contained classroom for students with significant disabilities instead of providing appropriate services to address needs
... caused by deafness.
Why Involve the Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing on the Assessment Team and the IEP? This informational handout is designed to share with school teams, classroom teachers, and parents. I provides i
...nformation raising awareness of the unique access and communication needs of students and the role of the teacher of the deaf/hard of hearing.
Students who are hard of hearing are underrepresented in the research. The Outcomes of Children with Hearing Loss (OCHL) was a longitudinal study of more than 300 children. This article contains 10 ke
...y conclusions learned from this study specifically for students with lesser degrees of hearing loss.
Communication access is a key component of 504, IDEA and Title II of the ADA. Under Title II of the ADA, schools are required to ensure that communication access is as effective for children with hear
...ing loss as it is for their typically hearing peers through the provision of appropriate auxiliary aids and services. This handout provides a forum for team discussion of the need for auxiliary aids and services for different school situations so students can receive information from, and convey information to, others as effectively as students without disabilities.
Procedure to present Ling sounds at different distances in quiet/noise, near/far. Functional listening assessment to identify listening bubble for Ling speECH- sounds. Child response to Ling sounds -
...pointing to images/toys, repeating sound, identifying images representing Ling sounds.
Handout for inservicing school staff with images showing listening bubble size in quiet and noise in different classroom situations. Summarizes the challenges of listeners who are hard of hearing. Ca
...n also be used as a teaching tool with students to raise awareness of the impact of proximity on speECH- understanding.
This article describes the results of a study of 87 children with hearing loss that were evaluated over a 3-year period. Results suggest that children will reach a level of over 90% sentence recogniti
...on in the auditory/visual condition when their language becomes equivalent to that of a normally-hearing 7-year-old. They will enter school at age 12 with an average language delay of 4-5 years unless they receive concentrated and effective language training. 2001
Research shows that simple repeating a skill that is already known is not effective practice. Practice must be deliberate. It must be an ongoing assessment which focuses on identifying areas of weakne
...ss. The ability to remediate weaknesses to reach a new level of knowledge is a better predictor of expertise than counting hours of practice. Includes fillable worksheets for listening practice, sequencing, following directions, and comprehension. See BUNDLE at S0XTEA0815.
This article presents a brief review of the research and discusses issues related to mild bilateral hearing loss and unilateral hearing loss. Implications for early intervention services are outlined.
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