ERIC Number: EJ1118421
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
I Have a Child with a Cochlear Implant in My Preschool Classroom. Now What?
Davenport, Carrie A.; Alber-Morgan, Sheila R.
TEACHING Exceptional Children, v49 n1 p41-48 Sep-Oct 2016
It is imperative that teachers have the knowledge and resources to support children who are deaf and use a cochlear implant in general education classrooms. The recommendations presented in this article provide teachers with the information necessary to promote a child's academic progress, communication needs, and social development. In order to provide the best education for a child who is deaf and uses a cochlear implant, teachers must evaluate and enhance the listening environment, provide appropriate accommodations, and promote self-advocacy skills. The key to success is for teachers and other school personnel to work collaboratively, partner with families, and access relevant resources.
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Assistive Technology, Listening, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Self Advocacy, Check Lists, Classroom Environment, Space Utilization, Acoustics, Auditory Perception, Visual Perception, Cues
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