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Helping Classmates Understand Hearing Loss
In the past month, I’ve had some incredible opportunities to spend time with a group of children I don’t often see — children with typical hearing — teaching them about hearing loss and how better to understand their classmate who is deaf. They’ve taught me a lot about hearing loss from a child’s-eye view andContinue reading “Helping Classmates Understand Hearing Loss”
What Does FAPE Mean?
FAPE stands for Free and Appropriate Public Education. Under United States law, students with disabilities ages three to twenty-one are entitled to a Free and Appropriate Public Education. What does this mean?
AG Bell 2012: Saturday Concurrent Sessions
In this post: Fathers Parenting a Child with Hearing Loss, Remaining Vigilant for Today’s Children with Hearing Loss, and 60 Minute Session How to Be Effective.
Phonological Awareness for Children with Hearing Loss
Phonological Awareness is the ability to detect, identify, and manipulate sounds and syllables in words. Phonological Awareness skills are CRUCIAL predictors of a child’s reading success. Children with hearing loss CAN develop phonological skills through listening.
Your IFSP/IEP Tool Kit
The process of preparing an Individual Family Service Plan (ages birth to three) or an Individualized Education Plan (ages three to twenty-one), can be a nerve-wracking process for even the most resilient parent of a child with hearing loss. These meetings can be stressful, emotional, painful, confrontational… and good. While there are many factors thatContinue reading “Your IFSP/IEP Tool Kit”
Advanced Reading Comprehension
If your child has mastered foundational listening and spoken language skills and is good at early reading comprehension, it’s time to take the task away from parent/teacher/therapist-read stories and to give the child tools for independent reading and comprehension of more complex written information.
Early Reading Comprehension
Reading comprehension is the ability to understand written text and use that information in meaningful ways. It’s a skill that can be difficult for many children, including those with hearing loss, but it is an important one to master.
Dominican Republic 2011: Part I
After a whole lot of airport delays, I’m back from the Dominican Republic and excited to share with you all that I experienced about hearing loss in the developing world.
Dominican Republic 2011: Part II
On day two at the school, I started by learning some great new songs that I can’t wait to bring back and modify for English speakers! Then, I observed a reading lesson. It was very clear to me how much the teachers cared for their students, but it was equally clear that there are manyContinue reading “Dominican Republic 2011: Part II”