Teaching Students with Hearing Impairments
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Using Makaton Signs - The Getting Dressed Game 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!
Practice Makaton Signing For a Weather Words Activity Makaton is a great special education tool for teaching life skills. It aids communication and provides a visual prompt for a verbal / auditory signal. Non-hearing impaired students can also benefit from Makaton, and this fun weather signs activity shows you how.
Devices for the Hearing Impaired You've found yourself teaching a classroom that includes one or more students who have a hearing impairment. Before joining that IEP team, you should have a background knowledge of what assistive technologies and devices will be needed by students with hearing impairment.
Teaching Hearing-Impaired Children: Tips and Suggestions Hearing impairment covers a range of levels, from children who have a mild hearing loss to those who are totally deaf. Teachers need a number of strategies to work well in the classroom as well as in the outdoor setting with hearing impaired children.