New to Deaf Education
The following resources are designed for professionals who are new to deaf education.
Tips to Go
"Tips to Go" is a new series of informative bookmarks designed for general educators in public schools who may be working with deaf and hard of hearing students in their classrooms for the first time as well as for those in need of a refresher.
Educating Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: A Guide for Professionals in General Education Settings
This three-module resource, designed at the Clerc Center in collaboration with Educational Regional Center 20 in Texas, is intended for educators in general education settings. The modules provide introductory information about students who are deaf and hard of hearing, instructional considerations for educators, and information about educational planning (IDEA, Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act, ADA).
Navigating a Forest of Information...One Tree at a Time
This document, developed through the Cochlear Implant Education Center at the Clerc Center, assists parents and educators in navigating their way through the extensive "forest" of information about cochlear implants. Information is formatted into modules on a variety of topics. This resource is available in English and Spanish.
Classroom Interpreting for Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: A Series of Guides for Parents, Professionals, and Students
This series was developed in collaboration with Dr. Brenda Schick from the University of Colorado-Boulder, for school administrators, educators, educational interpreters, parents, and students. It provides essential information on how to ensure effective interpreting support for children who are deaf or hard of hearing in mainstream schools and programs. The tips for parents and students are also available in Spanish.
Students with Cochlear Implants: Guidelines for Educational Program Planning
This comprehensive set of guidelines, developed in collaboration between the Boston Children's Hospital and the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center, is for professionals to use for educational planning and parent involvement regarding the design and implementation of appropriate programs and services for children using cochlear implants. Note: This product is an update to Children with Cochlear Implants Who Sign: Guidelines for Transitioning to Oral Education or a Mainstream Setting.
Odyssey features articles about issues important to the families of deaf and hard of hearing children and the professionals who work with them. Each issue centers on a specific theme. Subscription is free.
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