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Helping Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students to Use Spoken Language

Helping Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students to Use Spoken Language Author Susan R. Easterbrooks
ISBN-10 9781452293387
Release 2007-05-24
Pages 224
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Based on the authors' model of auditory, speech, and language development, the book provides educators with effective techniques and strategies for working with children in the primary grades.



Evidence Based Practice in Educating Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

Evidence Based Practice in Educating Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students Author Patricia Elizabeth Spencer
ISBN-10 9780190453695
Release 2010-07-21
Pages 264
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Debates about methods of supporting language development and academic skills of deaf or hard-of-hearing children have waxed and waned for more than 100 years: Will using sign language interfere with learning to use spoken language or does it offer optimal access to communication for deaf children? Does placement in classrooms with mostly hearing children enhance or impede academic and social-emotional development? Will cochlear implants or other assistive listening devices provide deaf children with sufficient input for age-appropriate reading abilities? Are traditional methods of classroom teaching effective for deaf and hard-of-hearing students? Although there is a wealth of evidence with regard to each of these issues, too often, decisions on how to best support deaf and hard-of-hearing children in developing language and academic skills are made based on incorrect or incomplete information. No matter how well-intentioned, decisions grounded in opinions, beliefs, or value judgments are insufficient to guide practice. Instead, we need to take advantage of relevant, emerging research concerning best practices and outcomes in educating deaf and hard-of-hearing learners. In this critical evaluation of what we know and what we do not know about educating deaf and hard-of-hearing students, the authors examine a wide range of educational settings and research methods that have guided deaf education in recent years--or should. The book provides a focus for future educational and research efforts, and aims to promote optimal support for deaf and hard-of-hearing learners of all ages. Co-authored by two of the most respected leaders in the field, this book summarizes and evaluates research findings across multiple disciplines pertaining to the raising and educating of deaf children, providing a comprehensive but concise record of the successes, failures, and unanswered questions in deaf education. A readily accessible and invaluable source for teachers, university students, and other professionals, Evidence-Based Practice in Educating Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students encourages readers to reconsider assumptions and delve more deeply into what we really know about deaf and hard-of-hearing children, their patterns of development, and their lifelong learning.



The General Educator s Guide to Special Education

The General Educator s Guide to Special Education Author Jody L. Maanum
ISBN-10 9781412971379
Release 2009-03-26
Pages 236
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Provides information on disability categories, the referral and placement process, teaching strategies, and behavioral adaptations to the curriculum.



AUDITORY VERBAL PRACTICE

AUDITORY VERBAL PRACTICE Author Ellen A. Rhoades
ISBN-10
Release 2017-01-19
Pages 322
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Since the first edition of this text, families across English-speaking nations have become more diverse and complex, more early intervention practitioners have begun embracing the imperative for family-centered early intervention, and increasingly more families and their young children with hearing loss have been requesting the services of auditory-verbal practitioners. This second edition, designed to be more reader-friendly, is a cross-cultural collaboration of expert family-centered practitioners that focus on how families and their infants and toddlers with hearing loss might best be served. Toward that end, the authors in this book examine the process toward certification in the field of auditory-verbal practice and the empirical bases as well as research outcomes pertaining to this global-wide practice. The development of a systemic and positive perspective, critical for practitioners who must evolve to serve more than just the parent-child dyad, is analyzed. Theoretical and practical bases of family-based models and parent-child interactions are explored. Issues related to diverse family structures and interactions are considered across chapters. The family decision-making process and family-centered strategies that can be effectively implemented by practitioners are discussed in detail. Implementing and evaluating routines-based interventions within natural environments as well as ways of engaging families with current technologies are included in this comprehensive resource. This book provides early intervention service providers with thought-provoking insights into the challenges and opportunities that affect 21st century auditory-verbal practice.



Music for Children with Hearing Loss

Music for Children with Hearing Loss Author Lyn Schraer-Joiner
ISBN-10 9780199855827
Release 2014-07-02
Pages 144
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Written by an expert in the field who is both a teacher and a teacher-educator, this book is an in-depth and practical resource for educators and parents who wish to introduce music to children with hearing loss. Author Lyn Schraer-Joiner makes a compelling case for offering music education to children with hearing loss before presenting a series of important and up-to-date teaching strategies meant to inform their educational experience, including preparations for the classroom, communication strategies for parents and teaching staff, and tips on more specific or technical matters such as conducting musical audiograms. These resources provide a solid background for hands-on instructional materials such as music lessons, supplemental activities, educational resources, discussion points, and journal samples for the classroom and home. Schraer-Joiner goes to great lengths to offer detailed, purposeful suggestions for specific classroom settings such as general music, choral ensemble, and instrumental ensemble as well as a set of recommended listening lessons that take this potential variety of settings into account. Furthermore, Schraer-Joiner provides suggestions for incorporating music into everyday activities and also presents an overview of recent research which reinforces the benefits of music upon social and emotional development as well as speech and language development. Each chapter concludes with a section entitled "For Your Consideration" which features review questions, ideas, and instructional activities that teachers and parents can accomplish with deaf and hard of hearing children. The book's "Kids Only" online component provides deaf and hard-of-hearing children with descriptions of the many opportunities available to them in the arts, inspirational case studies and stories, as well as important ideas and topics for deaf and hard-of-hearing children to consider discussing with the teachers, family members, and healthcare professionals that they work with. The message of this book is a powerful one particularly in this day and age. As hearing aid and cochlear implant technologies improve and become increasingly widespread, all teachers--especially music teachers--should expect to see more deaf and hard-of-hearing children in their classrooms. Awareness and preparation are not only vital in aiding these children in the classroom, but are in fact required of teachers by federal law. This book is a comprehensive resource for teachers and parents who wish to gain a better understanding of the emerging field of music education for students with hearing loss.



Children With Hearing Loss

Children With Hearing Loss Author Elizabeth B. Cole
ISBN-10 9781597565882
Release 2015-08-03
Pages 486
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The third edition of Children With Hearing Loss: Developing Listening and Talking, Birth to Six provides updated information from the previous two editions for both professionals and parents facilitating spoken language through listening (auditory brain access, stimulation, and development) in infants and young children with hearing loss. Also addressed is auditory brain development, audiologic technologies, auditory skill development, spoken language development, as well as family-focused intervention for young children with hearing loss whose parents have chosen to have them learn to listen and talk. Additionally, this new edition is expanded to reflect important and rapidly evolving changes that have developed in the past five years, including: Application of neuroscience research to our knowledge of the foundations of listening and talking (Chapter 1)Current information on vestibular function in infants and young children (Chapters 2 and 3)Essential technology updates (Chapter 5)Expansion of the discussion of types of services a child with age-appropriate skills needs to sustain a positive academic trajectory (Chapter 6)Discussion of the use and efficacy of coaching and other parent guidance strategies (Chapter 10)Updated resources (Appendix 6) This text is intended for undergraduate- and graduate-level training programs for professionals who work with children who have hearing loss and their families. This third edition is also a valuable resource for parents, listening and spoken language specialists (LSLS), speech-language pathologists, audiologists, early childhood instructors, and teachers. Furthermore, much of the information in Chapters 1 through 5 and Chapter 7 is beneficial to individuals of all ages with hearing loss, especially newly-diagnosed adults.



Raising and Educating a Deaf Child

Raising and Educating a Deaf Child Author Marc Marschark
ISBN-10 9780190643546
Release 2017-11-01
Pages 368
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Deaf children are not hearing children who can't hear, and having a deaf child is not analogous to having a hearing child who can't hear. Beyond any specific effects of hearing loss, deaf children are far more diverse than their hearing age-mates. A lack of access to language, limited incidental learning and social interactions, as well as the possibility of secondary disabilities, mean that deaf children face a variety of challenges in language, social, and academic domains. In recent years, technological innovations such as digital hearing aids and cochlear implants have improved hearing and the possibility of spoken language for many deaf learners, but parents, teachers, and other professionals are just now coming to recognize the cognitive, experiential, and social-emotional differences between deaf and hearing children. Sign languages and schools and programs for deaf learners thus remain an important part of the continuum of services needed for this population. Understanding the unique strengths and needs of deaf children is the key. Now in its third edition, Marc Marschark's Raising and Educating a Deaf Child, which has helped a countless number of families, offers a comprehensively clear, evidence-based guide to the choices, controversies, and decisions faced by parents and teachers of deaf children today.



Early Intervention for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants Toddlers and Their Families

Early Intervention for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants  Toddlers  and Their Families Author Marilyn Sass-Lehrer
ISBN-10 9780199957743
Release 2015-11-20
Pages 384
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A "must-have" for every professional studying or working with the families of deaf and hard-of-hearing infants and toddlers, Dr. Marilyn Sass-Lehrer provides readers with the evidence-based knowledge needed to implement interdisciplinary and collaborative early interventional programming for professionals and students. Featuring a collaborative team of expert contributors across a variety of backgrounds and disciplines - including educators, audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and health care providers - Early Intervention for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families presents students and specialists with the fundamental knowledge they need to effectively design and deliver care to this population.



Teaching Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

Teaching Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students Author David Alan Stewart
ISBN-10 020530768X
Release 2001-01-01
Pages 353
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"In addition to subject matter teaching, issues relating to diversity, discipline, and disabilities are reviewed from a pragmatic perspective. Ideas are then presented about how teachers can address these issues through instruction. Finally, strategies are provided for involving the family in the education of their deaf children, including exercises for increasing family awareness of the learning challenges their deaf children face. Practical ideas about how teachers can empower parents in the learning process are featured."--Jacket.



Language Learning in Children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Language Learning in Children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing Author Susan R. Easterbrooks
ISBN-10 0205331009
Release 2002
Pages 310
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This book looks at the acquisition of language by children with hearing losses and proposes multiple pathways by which children can acquire a useable system of communication.Recent advances in the education of students who are deaf and hard of hearing have brought new insights into imparting the ability to communicate to this population. This book addresses the language development process from multiple perspectives, drawing on the latest research in bilingual biculturalism, cochlear implant technology and neuroscience. The book presents a unique view of language development, proposing that there are multiple pathways to the acquisition of a system of communication.For parents and educators working with deaf and hard of hearing children.



Building Skills for Success in the Fast Paced Classroom

Building Skills for Success in the Fast Paced Classroom Author Karen L. Anderson
ISBN-10 1942162138
Release 2011-10-25
Pages 518
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This unique test focuses on the topics of evaluation, the effects of hearing loss on speech perception and auditory skill development, social and conversational competence, communication repair, self-concept development, self-advocacy and assessing access to the general education curriculum. Building Skills for Success in the Fast-Paced Classroom contains pertinent content along with a compilation of tools and materials that are indispensable to every teacher, audiologist and service provider that supports students with hearing loss in the schools. The resource materials that are included in each chapter are just one feature that distinguishes this text from others in deaf education. Resource materials are also targeted for teaching students and their parents.



Assessing Listening and Spoken Language in Children with Hearing Loss

Assessing Listening and Spoken Language in Children with Hearing Loss Author Tamala S. Bradham
ISBN-10 9781597567275
Release 2014-12-30
Pages 496
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Assessing Listening and Spoken Language in Children with Hearing Loss has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Assessing Listening and Spoken Language in Children with Hearing Loss also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Assessing Listening and Spoken Language in Children with Hearing Loss book for free.



Reading and Deafness Theory Research and Practice

Reading and Deafness  Theory  Research  and Practice Author Beverly J Trezek
ISBN-10 9781111803537
Release 2009-01-29
Pages 352
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This first-of-its-kind text connects theories and research with classroom practice to provide a comprehensive and balanced view of reading and deafness that addresses a broad scope of literacy concepts. An excellent classroom resource, the text offers current and future deaf educators with research-based reading instructional practices and techniques for implementing these strategies with students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



American Book Publishing Record

American Book Publishing Record Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015066180459
Release 2007
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American Book Publishing Record has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from American Book Publishing Record also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full American Book Publishing Record book for free.



Research Methods in Sign Language Studies

Research Methods in Sign Language Studies Author Eleni Orfanidou
ISBN-10 9781118345962
Release 2014-12-29
Pages 384
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Research Methods in Sign Language Studies is a landmark work on sign language research, which spans the fields of linguistics, experimental and developmental psychology, brain research, and language assessment. Examines a broad range of topics, including ethical and political issues, key methodologies, and the collection of linguistic, cognitive, neuroscientific, and neuropsychological data Provides tips and recommendations to improve research quality at all levels and encourages readers to approach the field from the perspective of diversity rather than disability Incorporates research on sign languages from Europe, Asia, North and South America, and Africa Brings together top researchers on the subject from around the world, including many who are themselves deaf



Cochlear Implants

Cochlear Implants Author Raylene Paludneviciene
ISBN-10 1563685035
Release 2011
Pages 289
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The cochlear implant debate has been reframed in this collection, ranging from the ethics of genetic engineering, experiences of implanted adult deaf signers, reflections of deaf mothers who have had their children implanted, and the effects of implants on deaf identity.



Auditory Verbal Therapy

Auditory Verbal Therapy Author Warren Estabrooks
ISBN-10 9781944883218
Release 2016-05-30
Pages 602
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Auditory-Verbal Therapy: For Young Children with Hearing Loss and Their Families, and the Practitioners Who Guide Them provides a comprehensive examination of auditory-verbal therapy (AVT), from theory to evidence-based practice. Key features: Detailed exploration of AVT, including historical perspectives and current research that continue to drive clinical practiceEssential use of hearing aids, cochlear implants, and other implantable devices, and additional hearing technologies in AVTGoals of the AV practitioner and strategies used in AVT to develop listening, talking, and thinkingEffective parent coaching strategies in AVTBlueprint of the AVT sessionStep-by-step AVT session plans for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and early school-age childrenCritical partnerships of the family and the AV practitioner with the audiologist, speech-language pathologist, physical therapist, occupational therapist, hearing resource teacher, and psychologistFamilies Journeys in AVT from 12 countries around the world In AVT, parents and caregivers become actively engaged as their child's first and most enduring teachers. Following an evidence-based framework, Auditory-Verbal Therapy: For Young Children with Hearing Loss and Their Families, and the Practitioners Who Guide Them demonstrates how AV practitioners work in tandem with the family to integrate listening and spoken language into the child's everyday life. The book concludes with personal family stories of hope, inspiration, and encouragement, written by parents from twelve countries across the world who have experienced the desired outcomes for their children following AVT. This book is relevant to AVT practitioners, administrators, teachers of children with hearing loss, special educators, audiologists, speech-language pathologists, psychologists, surgeons, primary care physicians, and parents.