Since 2007, Sound Advice has listed the four communication options for families whose children are deaf, to ensure families make fully informed decisions on their childrens’ behalf. Our e-book, “Teaching A Deaf Child To Hear And Speak… Perfectly!” also guides families wanting to build auditory-verbal therapy (AVT) into everyday routines for everyone’s benefit. First #AVTchat
Queries about facilitating children with single-sided (unilateral) hearing in a mainstream classroom, were recently received by Sound Advice. All the children had hearing-devices; their parents and teachers just needed information and reassurance that their classroom strategies were relevant in each case. ASHA’s solid advice on addressing unilateral hearing at home and at school: Read: Will
Educators must have high expectations for differently-abled students in a regular classroom, and not assume that constant help is needed – this video will smash perceptions as school terms resume after the summer break. Don’t Limit Me! – Megan Bomgaars Notably, Megan emphasises life-skills and workplace skills as essential take-aways from a school education, together with
If you’re a parent or teacher with a deaf child starting a new school year, here’s a quick reference list that might answer some of your questions. Hearing Assistance Entitlements Educational Supports in Ireland Advocating For Your Child’s Service Provision The Visiting Teacher Service: Background Details The Effective Use of IEPs in Irish Classrooms What
Yesterday, an article on mainstream supports for deaf children in the UK (by Cathy Heffernan) ran in the UK’s Guardian broadsheet newspaper. Deaf pupils will bear the brunt of education cuts Eighty-five per cent of deaf pupils in the UK are mainstream-educated at present. Like in Ireland, these pupils, their families and school teachers draw vital
If a deaf child is in your class this school year, you may be asking “does my teaching have to change?” and wondering how everyone will manage. Everyone Is Individual The first thing to remember is that all children are different, so take some time to get to know your new pupil for themselves, as
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