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Explains for professors about accommodating deaf students in a university classroom. Also explains accommodating blind students.
Guidance for university professors and other teachers on using a sign language interpreter in the classroom with deaf students.
The International Journal of Inclusive Education provides 20 years of peer-reviewed journal articles on inclusive education.
Deaf students’ opinions on inclusive education in Northern Ireland and Sweden reveal that they are happier when schools use sign language.
Watch children aged 3 to 5 use American Sign Language with adults at home and with other Deaf children in preschool.
Watch teachers and parents explain why they believe it is important for deaf children to learn sign language. Vea a los maestros y padres explicar por qué creen que es importante que los niños sordos aprendan el Lengua de Señas.
The author explains why deaf children need early visual language and recommends using both signed and spoken language.
Watch teachers using sign language in an early childhood education program with young deaf and hard of hearing children. Observe a los maestros que usan Lengua de Señas en un programa de educación infantil con niños pequeños sordos
Guidance for doctors and other professionals advising parents on how to help their deaf or hard of hearing child learn language.
Learn strategies for how teachers can meet the needs of deaf children in a mainstream early childhood program.
Summarizes research about early intervention services with deaf children and explains the best practices for helping them learn language.
Find videos with ASL literature for children, including songs and rhymes, stories, and poetry in American Sign Language.
This organization is for professionals who develop, manage, and coordinate bilingual early childhood programs using ASL and English.
On identifying hearing loss in newborn babies, why this is still not happening in many developing countries, and how to solve this.
Provides information on deafness for parents, including how to raise Deaf children who are young, or school aged, or almost adults.
Learn long-term strategies to improve participation and outcomes for children with disabilities in child development programs.
Different experts explain early intervention with deaf babies, toddlers, and their families, for the professionals who work with them.
This article describes a project in which Vietnamese Deaf children learn through sign language. Parents and teachers learn sign language.
The author argues that the most important thing is that Deaf children need Deaf adults as role models and as professionals working with them.
Educators, parents, and policy makers can visit this website to learn the best way to teach and raise Deaf children.
Review the research on including Deaf children in early childhood education programs and the recommendations for program administrators.
Learn about child development in mainstream school and how this impacts language and academic skills for Deaf students.
The author of this article says a Deaf child in a mainstream school has more difficulty with social skill development and self confidence.
This manual can help teachers learn about teaching a deaf child in a mainstream school. The author is Deaf and was in mainstream schools.
What school is best for your child? There are different kinds of schools where Deaf and hard of hearing children can go.
Explains basic information on hearing loss and why some of the ideas you might have about hearing loss may be wrong.
Explains why hearing aids are not perfect. They help some people some of the time, but hearing aids also are limited.
Many websites offer basic information on cochlear implants. Some are for families, others are for deaf adults. Browse these web links.
The research on cognitive development in Deaf children says that their development is average regardless of their language skills.
This article describes a study about diagnosing deaf infants in a community-based immunology clinic in Lagos, Nigeria.