7 Ways to Gather Great Information  for Early Intervention to Preschool

7 Ways to Gather Great Information for Early Intervention to Preschool

7 Ways to Gather Great Information for Early Intervention to Preschool Communication skills are at the heart of our concerns about the development of young children who are hard of hearing or deaf. We need easily administered, functional, and fun ways to assess...

Captioned Media to the Rescue!

Captioned Media to the Rescue!

Captioned Media to the Rescue! Our overall goal is to ensure that students with hearing loss have the same access to instruction as their peers – this includes educational media.  Professionals and family members of students who are early learners through...

What is Appropriate School Progress?

What is Appropriate School Progress?

What is Appropriate School Progress? Students with hearing loss have less access to communication. This will result in a slower pace of learning and fewer gains in academic knowledge unless appropriate services and supports are provided. At the end of the school year...

Fatigue from Listening with Hearing Loss in School

Fatigue from Listening with Hearing Loss in School

Fatigue from Listening with Hearing Loss in School Individuals with hearing loss must put forth more “listening effort” and cognitive resources to attend to auditory information, which can be exhausting. The repeated need for extra listening effort in challenging...

Study Skills for Children who are DHH

Study Skills for Children who are DHH

Study Skills for Children who are DHH All Children need direct teaching of study skills so they can efficiently process the information they encounter in school. Executive function issues require direct teaching in study skills. Students with hearing loss can benefit...

10 Low-Tech Ideas for Virtual Instruction

10 Low-Tech Ideas for Virtual Instruction

10 Low-Tech Ideas for Virtual Instruction Using technology with deaf and hard of hearing students has proven to be a learning experience for all of us.  Many of them do not have reliable internet connections, others prefer to use their parent’s phone to access virtual...

ACCESS Check

ACCESS Check

ACCESS….Check!   Online education has been a struggle for many students. Those with hearing loss have additional issues when accessing virtual education. The CAVE Checklist or Communication Access in Virtual Education has been increasingly in use by DHH...

Strength in Numbers

Strength in Numbers

Strength in Numbers Being alone is hard!  We often hear the term “Critical Mass” and its value wi th studends who are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH), not only when budgeting for services, but to help students recognize that they are not alone. Similarly,...

Improved Family Connections via Tele-Intervention

Improved Family Connections via Tele-Intervention

Improved Family Connections via Tele-Intervention Can face-to-face intervention services for young children be replaced with tele-intervention? YES. Can remote services result in language development outcomes as good or BETTER than face to face services. YES! There...

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