Creating the Least Restrictive Online Learning Environment

Creating the Least Restrictive Online Learning Environment for Students who are Deaf*/Hard of Hearing The Impact of Learning with a Hearing Loss in the Online Classroom: While speech delivered through a computer or tablet may be an adequate delivery method for a...

The Power of the Read-Aloud

The Power of the Read-Aloud

The Power of the Read-Aloud The ability to read empowers success! Readers come from readers – those children whose parents themselves read and made a habit of reading daily to their child/children, have a higher interest in reading. Better reading ability leads...

Accommodations – Lifeline to Equal Access

Accommodations – Lifeline to Equal Access

Accommodations – Lifeline to Equal Access Classroom hearing assistance technology, interpreting services and captioning are often viewed as expensive within tight school district budgets and special accommodations are often seen as a hassle. Yet without these...

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...

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