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Deaf and 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