Helping Kids Explain Hearing Loss – Jane Madell
When children are little, parents explain about their child’s hearing loss. When someone asks “What are those things in his ears?”, parents say something
Clarification Strategies - Language Launchers
Clarification strategies are an important self advocacy skill for a child to gain confidence in the classroom.
Communication Breakdown: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Edition
In this resource you will find 48 Deaf and hard of hearing communication breakdown situations for school, social, home, and community. These cards can be used for writing, discussion, or research activities, They are grouped by color for game versatility and also come in a black/white printing optio...
How I teach self-advocacy to my hard of hearing children
Self-advocacy is crucial for anyone with hearing loss. This is how I am teaching my hard of hearing children self-advocacy from a young age.
Providing Clarification Task Cards
Help your students learn to clarify themselves when they have difficulty being understood. Instant download for on-screen use or as a printable. Work on rephrasing, defining or describing words and coding old v. new information. #hearingimpairment #speechlanguageactivities #LSL #SLP #distancelearning #teletherapy
Self Advocacy Skills: How To Self Advocate
Self-Advocacy is learning how to speak up for yourself, making your own decisions about your own life, learning how to get information so that you can understand things that are of interest to you, problem solving, listening and learning, reaching out to others when you need help and friendship, and...
Why Spend Time Working on Self-Advocacy Skills? (Part 1) - Rule The School
8/9/16 This is a question that I get frequently. Teachers, parents and administrators ask “Why should a child be pulled out of class to work on these skills? Let’s talk! When this knowledge is taught AND used effectively, a student will take charge of his/her hearing loss and school situations. Why should professionals who teach [...]
Blog — Listening Fun
A blog for Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Speech Language Pathologists working in Deaf Education.
One Page Self-Advocacy for No Prep Hearing Services
Self-advocacy for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students can cover so many topics, so I made it easy by making one page lessons to cover all the necessities!These lessons are no prep one page lessons. Simply print and bring to your sessions to cover many different self-advocacy topics. I keep mine in a p...
ASL Self Advocacy- Daily Hearing Aids/Cochlear Implants Checklist
An easy way to start the day with a check list to help student with checking his/her hearing aid or cochlear implant devices to make sure it works properly. There is a signature on the bottom to help keep track for each week of who helped the student with check list.
Self-Advocacy: The Basics
Self-advocacy is a lifelong endeavor that can never be learned too early or too late in life. Practicing self-advocacy is a critical element of the self-advocacy developmental process, and individuals who do it are better prepared to self-advocate in the future.
Substitute Preparedness: Classroom Management
Helpful poster for classroom guidelines of group and partner work. Each letter of the acronym demonstrates a different expectation.
Self-Advocacy Series Communication Repair Book and Activities
Communication repair strategies are important for children with hearing loss. Deaf and Hard of Hearing students will often just say "what?" when they don't hear something, or they will not say anything at all. This lesson plan introduces helpful communication repair strategies and many opportunities...
Self Advocacy Series Using the FM
Learning how to use an FM system is an important self-advocacy skills for students with hearing loss. Deaf and Hard of Hearing students should begin taking responsibility for their FM system as young as kindergarten. This resource contains a book, game, and worksheets that can help teach and reinfor...
Gael Hannan: Who Would Lie to Their Audiologist?
Author and hearing health activist Gael Hannan asks why people with hearing loss bluff about not being able to hear. Why are people afraid of someone thinking they are Deaf and why would they pretend to hear their audiologist when they can't?