Focusing on Vocabulary Building

Focusing on Vocabulary Building

Focusing on Vocabulary Building Vocabulary building strategies are some of the most important tools an educator can have in her teaching toolbox, and teaching students to break apart words (morphology) is one of those strategies no teacher should be without. ...

Teaching Auditory Skills via Remote Learning

Teaching Auditory Skills via Remote Learning

Teaching Auditory Skills via Remote Learning The COVID-19 pandemic has forced educators worldwide to adjust their methods of teaching, moving from direct classroom instruction to virtual teaching. While these adjustments have proved challenging, teachers everywhere...

Access and Advocacy in an e-Learning World

Access and Advocacy in an e-Learning World

Access and Advocacy in an e-Learning World With remote learning, the teacher, student and the parents need to understand how to use accessibility accommodations and why. This article includes: ground rules for communication in online learning recent research on the...

Assessment of Online ACCESS

Assessment of Online ACCESS

Assessment of Online ACCESS The world of education has shifted sharply once we began our societal response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, we remain responsible for offering an equal educational opportunity to students with hearing loss. To do so we must identify and...

School Preparedness for Students with Hearing Loss

School Preparedness for Students with Hearing Loss

A Connecticut mom of a student with hearing loss shares her journey into establishing greater awareness for the need for emergency preparedness when children are hard of hearing or deaf. Read more for: – Key issues regarding students who are DHH and school...

E-Learning & Coronavirus (COVID-19)

E-Learning & Coronavirus (COVID-19)

E-Learning & Coronavirus (COVID-19) Due to concerns with the rapid spread of Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, schools and universities across the country are shutting down their campuses and moving to e-learning or virtual learning.  In light of this, the...

Supporting Students Who Are Deaf Plus

Supporting Students Who Are Deaf Plus

Supporting Students Who Are Deaf PlusThe term “Deaf Plus” refers to having both hearing loss and another disability or eligibility that qualifies the student for special education under the IDEA. It can often be difficult for educational teams to...

An Often Unknown Cause of Hearing Loss in Children

An Often Unknown Cause of Hearing Loss in Children

An Often Unknown Cause of Hearing Loss in Children Understanding and Preventing CMV in the Educational Setting Author: Brenda Balch, M.D., AAP EHDI Chapter Champion for CT   The leading cause of sensorineural hearing loss is heredity, but many people don’t...

Missing Bits Results in Syntax Deficits

Missing Bits Results in Syntax Deficits

Missing Bits Results in Syntax Deficits Students with hearing loss, whether hard of hearing or deaf, are at high risk for deficits in syntax due to their imperfect perception of the English language. Word endings, tense, and other grammatical features are often lost...

Get Free Tools to Work with Children with Hearing Loss

Get Free Tools to Work with Children with Hearing Loss

Get Free Tools to Work with Children with Hearing Loss The Ida Institute, a nonprofit working to advance person-centered hearing care, offers free pediatric tools and resources to support educators and hearing care professionals in understanding the perspectives of...

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