Important Resources

Language and Communication-Focused IEPs for Learners who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Language and Communication-Focused IEPs for Learners who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing was developed by the Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing Minnesotans. This rich guidance document is organized in a question-based format and designed to help improve IEP formulation. 2015

Teachers of Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: A Critical Resource Needed for Legal Compliance

Teachers of Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: A Critical Resource Needed for Legal Compliance by the Council for Exceptional Children – Division of Communication Disorders and Deafness. This document reviews the foundations for why credentialed teachers of students who are deaf/hard of hearing are critical to providing appropriate evaluation, programming, planning, and student-centered instruction. May 2017

White Paper: Estimating the Level of Communication Effectiveness / Access

White Paper: Estimating the Level of Communication Effectiveness / Accesswas developed via an iterative process through the coordination of Supporting Success for Children with Hearing Loss. The document reviews the requirements for schools to ensure that students with hearing loss have communication that is as effective as peers. It further provides specific recommendations for ways in which the level of access, or communication effectiveness, can be assessed for students who are auditory learners and those who are visual learners, along with students who have expressive communication issues. July 2017

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