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Understanding Students With Hearing Loss

- Definition and levels of hearing deficency - Causes of hearing impairments - Affects in the classroom - Technological tools available - Social struggles and support

Jessie Drapkin

on 13 September 2012

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Transcript of Understanding Students With Hearing Loss

Understanding Students With Hearing Loss Definition and
Levels of Hearing Deficiency Congenital vs. acquired loss
Trauma and exposure Causes of Hearing Impairments Effects in the Classroom Technological Tools Available Social Struggles and Support By: Emily, Jessie, Kathryn, Sara and Wes Learning Objectives Define hearing loss and its known causes.
Recognize how the child is affected in the classroom and understand the social impacts.
Identify the technological tools available to aid students with a hearing impairment. Case Study: Chrissy,
who has hearing loss Hearing impairment -“an impairment in hearing, whether permanent or fluctuating, that adversely affects a child’s educational performance”
Deafness - “a hearing impairment that is so severe that the child is impaired in processing linguistic information through hearing , with or without amplification” Academic impacts
Approaches to teaching
Inclusive vs. specialized classrooms
Social impacts Hearing aids
Cochlear implants
F.M. systems
Induction loop systems
Sound-field amplification systems
Other technology
Vlogs “The cultural aspects of the Deaf world are vital in providing a healthy sense of well-being. It focuses on what Deaf people CAN do, as opposed to the pathological approach of focusing on what's wrong. There's a sense of belonging, and of validation." What are some causes of hearing loss? What are some potential advantages and disadvantages of an integrated classroom for a student with hearing loss?.... ... Any Questions? Developmental pattern
Delayed diagnosis
Unsuccessful communication
Decrease in playing and social learning
4 Main factors in social development
Parent/Child interaction
Peer relationships
Teacher relationships
Sense of isolation loneliness References:
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (n.d.)Hearing Aids, Retrieved from http://www.asha.org/public/hearing/Hearing-Aids-Overview/

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (n.d.)Cochlear Implants, Retrieved from http://www.asha.org/public/hearing/Cochlear- Implants-Overview/

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (n.d.)Hearing Assistive Technology, Retrieved from http://www.asha.org/public/hearing/Hearing-Assistive-Technology-Overview/

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National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities. (2010). Deafness and Hearing Loss.Retrieved September 5, 2012, from http://nichcy.org/disability/specific/hearingloss

Project IDEAL: Informing and Designing Education for All Learners. (2008). Hearing Impairments. Retrieved September 5, 2012, from http://www.projectidealonline.org/hearingImpairments.php

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Slobodzian, J.T. (2009) Assistive Technology: Film and Video Technology, Issues of Access for Hard of Hearing and Deaf Students.

Turnbull, A., Turnbull R., Wehmeyer, M. L., Shogren, K. A. (2010). Exceptional lives: Special education in today’s schools (7th ed.). Boston: Pearson Education Incorporated.

Obj.1- Able to define hearing loss and its known causes.
Obj.2- Able to recognize how the child is affected in the classroom and understand the social impacts.
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