Building Skills for Independence – Downloadable Files

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There is one large zip file that contains all 50 handouts. 

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List of Downloadable Files

Page

Teacher (T) Student (S)

Handout Name

4

T

SEAM – Student Expectations for Advocacy & Monitoring

34

T

Attitude is Caught, Not Taught (teacher version)

36

T

The Name of the Game is Access

39

T

Hearing Loss – Tips for Teachers – handout to accompany PowerPoint Inservice

40

S/T

Student Listening Challenges – Understanding the Missing Pieces

42

T

Teacher Self-Talk: Modeling Appropriate Use of Language and Self-Advocacy

45-46

T

Hearing Aid Monitoring – An Important Daily Activity (summary for teachers)

47

T

Listening is My Responsibility: Supporting Independent Daily Hearing Device Monitoring

48

T/S

Inspecting a Hearing Aid

49

T

Daily Sound Check: Listening  at a Distance in the Classroom

50

T

Paired Student Listening Checks

52

T/S

Ling Sound Picture Chart (referred to on page 52)

53

T

Ling Sound Daily Listening Check – data collection

54

T

Hearing Technology Daily Listening Check (includes Ling sounds) – data collection

55

T

Cumulative Hearing Device Monitoring Results – data collection

57

S

Putting in Your Own Hearing Aids is Really Easy cartoon

60

T

Listen Right,  Listen Left, Listen All Around Data Collection Sheet

61

S

Inspect Your Hearing Aid Everyday cartoon

62

S

Test, Test, Test – My Turn to Check!

63

S

A Special Connection (tell someone when your hearing device is not working)

64

S

Hearing Aid Monitoring Checklist (young children – pictures)

65

S

Hearing and Listening is MY Responsibility (K-1)

66

S

Hearing Aid Monitoring Checklist (older children )

67

S

Hearing and Listening is MY Responsibility (Grades 2-5)

70

S

In Your Ear, Not Here activity

73

S

Troubleshooting a Hearing Aid cartoon

74

S

Tell Me About Your Hearing Aid – Learning Parts, Function Fixes worksheet

76

S

Hearing Aid Troubleshooting Guide card

78

S

Football Helmut = Hearing Aid/FM cartoon

80

S

The Power of “L” FM microphone positioning cartoon

85a

S

Troubleshooting FM Cards – Campus iSense

85b

S

Troubleshooting FM Cards  – Inspiro iSense

85c

S

Troubleshooting FM Cards – Campus Microear

85d

S

Troubleshooting FM Cards – Personal Inspiro

91

T/S

PowerPoint Presentation for Classroom: How Do We Learn Things?

97

S

The Curious Friend

100

S

Friendly, Curious or Mean? cartoon

96

S

What Can You Say? Responses to Comments about Hearing Devices cartoon

98

T

Guide to Self-Advocacy Skill Development: Sequence of Skill Attainment

105

T/S

Listening Inventory For Education – Revised Student Appraisal with photo situations – fillable, self-scoring form

110

T

After LIFE Self-Advocacy Questions (Listening Inventory For Education-Revised)

112

T

SAID – Student Advocacy & Independence Development Teacher Checklist

113

S

How Do You Know When a Communication Breakdown Has Happened?

116

S

Self-Advocacy Strategies – What Can You Do?

118

T

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

119

S

Self-Advocacy Tools –  Which Tools Do You Use?

120

S

Self-Advocacy and Communication Repair TOOLS

121

S

Define and Apply Tools worksheet

122

S

Which of These Caused Your Listening or Understanding Problem?

123

T

Self-Advocacy Tool Use – Data Collection Sheet

125

S

Which Communication Breakdowns have YOU experienced?