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Guidance for Policy Makers on Disability-Inclusive ICT in Education
This manual provides guidance for policy makers on developing policy that will help ensure disability-inclusive ICT in education.
Teaching Foreign Language to Deaf Students
The author analyzes strategies that teachers use for teaching foreign language to Deaf students in France, focusing on English teachers.
Free academic literature on disability in education
Free academic literature on disability in education available at Disability and Equity in Education Commons. Includes articles on deafness.
Teacher attitudes toward deaf students in Mississippi, USA
The author researches teacher attitudes toward deaf students in the United States, with a literature review and a teacher survey.
Deaf Education in Zimbabwe and Teacher Trainees
The authors summarize the history of deaf education in Zimbabwe and study the attitudes of teacher trainees toward sign language.
Help a Deaf Student Understand
How can teachers help a deaf student understand what is happening in the classroom? This article provides general advice.
Touch as a teaching strategy with DeafBlind children
Teachers use touch as a teaching strategy for deafblind children with additional disabilities. Which strategies work best?
Self-Paced Tutorial in Teaching Deaf Students
If you are teaching your first deaf student–or your second or third–you will find this self-paced tutorial on teaching deaf students helpful.
Technology for Teaching Greek Sign Language
Educators in Greece developed technology for teaching Greek Sign Language to deaf students in early primary school.
Teachers can make simple changes
Deaf students face many challenges in a classroom with hearing peers. But teachers can make simple changes to resolve them.
Training colleagues at your organization
Disabled people (and Deaf people) can use this manual for training colleagues at your organization on disability human rights
Learning signs early helps deaf children read
Comparing literacy skills among four groups of children in four countries helps conclude that learning signs early helps deaf children read.
California supports right to language access
In its position statement, the Department of Education of California supports right to language access for deaf and hard of hearing children.
How pediatricians can advise parents of deaf babies
When a child is born deaf, decisions can be overwhelming. The authors give guidance on how pediatricians can advise parents of deaf babies.
Language Policy in Deaf Education
What language should schools use when teaching deaf students? The authors summarize the research about language policy in deaf education.
Guides on Classroom Interpreting for Deaf Students
Six guides on classroom interpreting for deaf students can guide interpreters, administrators, and others in helping them access language.
All Children Benefit from Sign Language, Deaf or Hearing
According to research, all children benefit from sign language. Babies who are deaf or hard of hearing benefit. And so do hearing babies.
Health professionals should advise parents to use sign language
Read the evidence: Why health professionals should advise parents to use sign language with their deaf children–even with cochlear implants.
Finding deaf characters in children’s literature
These resources can help people with finding deaf characters in children’s literature. The books are for readers aged 8 to 18.
Time to rethink old advice?
In high-income countries, where they can diagnose deafness and give cochlear implants during infancy, is it time to rethink old advice?
Sign Language for Everyone
In Kenya, sign language is no longer just for Deaf children. They are trying sign language for everyone in 470 schools across the country.
Communication access and an education
First, their parents fought for their communication access and an education. A generation later, a Deaf man and his wife have the same fight.
Family-centered education: Two families, two stories
Family-centered education helped two families in New Mexico, USA, support the education of their Deaf children.
Teachers Explain Teaching Deaf Students
Watch teachers explain teaching deaf students in mainstream schools in the United States and holding them to high standards.
Finding Local Deaf Organizations
Learn advice for finding local Deaf organizations in the country you want by starting at the top with international organizations.
Deaf entrepreneurs and other case stories
Projects in different countries helped people with disabilities, including Deaf entrepreneurs, get jobs and escape poverty.
Deaf student interactions with hearing students
A review of 21 studies found that students experience challenges during deaf student interactions with hearing students.
Inclusion for Deaf and hard of hearing students
Learn strategies to make schools and classrooms more disability inclusive, with inclusion for Deaf and hard of hearing students too.
Opinion on Inclusive Education
Several authors in the 1990s wrote a series of opinion pieces that oppose placing all Deaf students in an “inclusive education” environment.
After completing secondary education
Find resources that can help plan what a young deaf person can do next after completing secondary education.