ERIC Number: ED440490
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
ACCESS: How Best To Serve Postsecondary Students Who Are Hard of Hearing.
Rochester Inst. of Technology, NY. National Technical Inst. for the Deaf.; Self Help for Hard of Hearing People, Bethesda, MD.
This in-service training package is designed to assist disability services staff, faculty, and staff members of postsecondary institutions in serving students with hearing impairments. It explains hearing loss and its effects on a student's education, demonstrates assistive technologies, and offers communication strategies. The package includes: (1) presenter's notes, which contain in the text representations of an accompanying packet of overhead transparencies; (2) a Microsoft PowerPoint program for use on a personal computer; (3) an audiocassette, "Sound Hearing or...Hearing What You Miss," which is accompanied by an annotated guide; (4) questions for a student panel; (5) a list of centers that loan assistive listening devices for demonstrations; and (5) a list of Self Help for Hard of Hearing People, Inc. (SHHH) chapters. Materials are also provided for participants, including participants' handouts with spaces for an individual's personal notes as each slide is presented, a copy of an answer sheet to be used with spelling test sensitivity training, a brochure about cochlear implants, and teacher tip sheets. The following articles written by SHHH are included: "The Hearing Aid Myth,""Unreasonable...But Not Unusual,""Meeting the Needs of Hard-of-Hearing Students,""Responsive Teachers Make a Difference!,""Communication Access in the Classroom," and "Communication Access on Campus for Students Who Are Hard of Hearing." (CR)
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques, Cochlear Implants, College Students, Deafness, Hearing Aids, Hearing Impairments, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Interpersonal Communication, Services
PEPNet Resource Center (free to educational institutions). Tel: 888-684-4695 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.pepnet.org; Web site: http://www.netac.rit.edu/.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Rochester Inst. of Technology, NY. National Technical Inst. for the Deaf.; Self Help for Hard of Hearing People, Bethesda, MD.
Note: Computer diskette and audiocassettes are not available from ERIC.