Students with hearing impairments often experience educational gaps because their disability is invisible and includes communication difficulties. Some pretend to understand concepts without fully learning them. Use this guide to teach students with hearing impairments and improve learning outcomes.
Teaching Students with Hearing Impairments
Find a number of modified lesson plans and resources to teach the deaf or hearing impaired. These include tried and true tips for teachers ready for use in your classroom. Try out our hands-on interactive learning ideas, as well as guides to speech reading and sign language. Learn different teaching techniques and adjust your teaching style to meet the needs of your students. Bright Hub Education provides all the resources you need to do so.
The need for educational audiology is growing with the number of children with hearing impairments now included in school systems. This article explains educational audiology and classroom acoustics, key terms to know, new technologies, and how to implement these principles in the classroom.
Stokoe Notation was invented by the Gallaudet College Professor Dr. William Stokoe. As the first phonemic script in the history of the American Sign Language, it caused quite a stir. It proved that ASL sign language was a language by itself, on par with oral languages.
Swimming lessons in school are a fabulous activity for almost all children. However, if you have a hearing-impaired student, there are a few considerations from a teaching point of view. This article explores the dos and don’ts.
SignWriting is a mode of writing American Sign Language and other sign languages. It is easy to learn, can be used on a computer with a special software, and is used to publish newsletters. It is used by the Deaf community in thirty-eight countries.
In Physical Education class, it is vital to consider the needs of children with a hearing impairment. Your direct teaching, demonstrations and safety instructions all depend on your students’ understanding of the information. Put away your whistle and think about good communication strategies in PE.
Like poetry in other languages, ASL poetry makes a creative use of language, sign language in this case. It is a visual poetry, using hand movements and facial expressions, and it the poets usually perform their works live before an audience or record them for viewing.
This is a fun game for teaching skills related to getting dressed. Makaton signs are used to support the dressing game, as children learn the Makaton vocabulary for various clothing and dressing words. All you need is a big bag of funny clothes!
Provide assistive accommodations to address the hearing impairment issue, teachers can minimize student distractions and off-task behavior in the classroom.
Do you want to stark speaking with someone, casually? A look at some ASL terms that can be used for signing about the weather. Do you think it will get warmer? Is it going to rain?
Fingerspelling is a communication method used by deaf communities along with American sign language (ASL). It involves forming words with manual alphabets. This article contains a link to an American Sign Language desktop wallpaper image.
Learn some of the American sign language (ASL) phrases or words that might be signed in a restaurant. We explain the signs and motions needed for vocabulary related to ordering and eating in a restaurant.