Collect language data, monitor and analyze progress in both ASL and English, calculate the quantity of intervention needed based on the language gap.
This set of materials includes:
- DRIP-EY – Diagnostic Record & Intervention Plan for Deaf or Hard of Hearing
The DRIP-EY protocol gives DHH professionals a method to easily identify any gaps in language development, develop targeted intervention plans, and progress monitor language growth over time. It can be used to ameliorate the language gap in Deaf children caused by Language Deprivation Syndrome. The DRIP-EY provides you with a visual, concrete document to collect the necessary language data, as well as a graph to monitor and analyze progress in both ASL and English. The DRIP-EY has an easy-to-use system to help you calculate the quantity of intervention needed, based on the size of the language gap, as well as tools to aid the professional in developing appropriate language goals of the highest quality. Includes 25 protocols.
- Closing The Gap: The Early Interventionist’s Guide to Assessing and Monitoring Bilingual Language Acquisition in Children Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: Birth–3
Closing The Gap is the instructional guide for professionals using the DRIP-EY. It is also a book that provides a foundational understanding about Language Deprivation Syndrome and language acquisition for Deaf or hard of hearing children between the ages of birth to three. It identifies how to appropriately assess both ASL and English languages, develop targeted intervention plans using the Zone of Proximal Development, and monitor bilingual language development over time.