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Determining Annual Yearly Progress

Late April 2018 The U.S. Department of Education gives each State the right to determine what constitutes adequate yearly progress (AYP) based on that State’s final assessment system. Instruction must be rigorous enough to demonstrate “continuous and substantial”...

Auditory / Sign Language Skill Development

Early February 2018 Providing communication access to students often includes auxiliary aids and services, like hearing aids, FM/DM hearing assistance technology, and/or sign language interpreters. Yet we cannot assume that students are using these accommodations as...

Keys to Improving Reading Skills

Late January 2018 Reading is foundational to school success. It takes approximately 20,000 hours of listening to speech before a child’s brain has clear mental referents for each of the speech sounds1. This ability is necessary to enjoy rhyming and to develop...

A Few of the New Features for Interact-AS™

Register for the Interact-AS Webinar on Thursday February 22 at 3:00pm CST. Attend to Earn 1 CEU!       Increasingly, students who are hard of hearing are requesting captioning as an accommodation in secondary school. Interact-AS is a computer program that provides...

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