Here are some of the questions I hear most frequently regarding students with hearing loss and their education, from preschool to college graduation and beyond!
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Testing and evaluations bring up many emotions in parents and children alike. Used well, a comprehensive evaluation provides a measure of the child’s progress and a road map for the way forward. But how are you supposed to untangle the web of jargon and questions surrounding your child’s testing? Let’s discuss…
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”
Turning Three: Transition from Early Intervention
Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) stipulates that states must provide Early Intervention programs for children with disabilities/delays birth to age three and their families. Once a child qualifies (criteria vary from state to state, usually, the presence of a significant hearing loss is enough to qualify a child for PartContinue reading “Turning Three: Transition from Early Intervention”