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Deaf & Hard of Hearing

The Teacher for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing provides services to Deaf and Hard of Hearing students who:

Require specialized support in the educational setting due to a permanent, bilateral hearing loss in the moderate to profound range
Are eligible for Level II or Level III funding, based on the severity of their hearing loss
Are referred by an audiologist, physician, outside agency, E.S.S. clinican or Resource Teacher

Our goal is to provide access to an equitable education in a mainstream setting for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students

Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing services include:

Assessment to identify strengths and needs
Direct and consultative intervention in tutorial, small group and classroom settings
Inservies for teachers, support staff, classmates and community agencies on hearing loss as it pertains to education and socialization
Services in the student's preferred language or mode: Amercian Sign Language ASL-English interpreting, oral, computerized note-taking
Classroom adaptations: use of visuals, over-head projectors, sound proofing, amplification

 Last Modified: 11 January,2017