ERIC Number: ED414711
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Hard of Hearing and Deaf Students: A Resource Guide To Support Classroom Teachers.
British Columbia Dept. of Education, Skills, and Training, Victoria. Special Education Branch.
This resource guide for classroom teachers provides an overview of the needs of students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Topics include: (1) range of hearing loss, educational implications, and sample audiograms; (2) preparing to teach students who are hard of hearing or deaf; (3) needs of learners who are hard of hearing or deaf; (4) sample questions to ask parents or guardians during the first interview; (5) sample questions to ask teachers of the deaf and hard of hearing; (6) sample questions for the first educational team meeting; (7) student interviews and sample questions for the interviews; (8) tips for classroom adaptation; (9) tips for communicating with a student with hearing impairments in one-to-one situations, in groups, and through an interpreter; (10) equipment needs of students who are deaf or hard of hearing; (11) solutions to problems encountered with personal hearing aids and FM systems; and (12) teacher tips for dealing with hearing aids and FM systems. A glossary of relevant selected vocabulary is provided. Forms for notetaking are included throughout the guide. Student tip sheets provide: a sample assignment guide, a sample reflective guide for self-assessment, and a sample summary guide for group activities. (CR)
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Classroom Environment, Communication Aids (for Disabled), Deafness, Educational Cooperation, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Hearing Aids, Inclusive Schools, Interpersonal Communication, Interviews, Parent Teacher Conferences, Partial Hearing, Questioning Techniques, Student Needs, Teaching Methods
Learning Resources Branch, 878 Viewfield Road, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1X4, Canada.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: British Columbia Dept. of Education, Skills, and Training, Victoria. Special Education Branch.
Identifiers - Location: Canada