Language Development and Literacy


Research shows that when adults create rich language and literacy environments, and respond to a child’s communication in specific ways, they can boost that child’s emergent language and literacy development, and increase the likelihood of future academic success. Learners with vision loss, and those who are deaf or hard of hearing, experience unique challenges with language development and literacy. This section of the website is designed to provide resources to increase success.


Communication Planning Guide for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

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2016 Ohio Summit on Sensory Disabilities

The 2016 Ohio Summit on Sensory Disabilities provided Ohio educational professionals an opportunity to explore statewide initiatives, network with regional partners, and helped contribute to the future planning for all learners.

The keynote address was provided by aj granda and Jelica Nuccio.

The 2016 Ohio Summit on Sensory Disabilities was presented and hosted by the Assistive Technology and Accessible Educational Materials (AT & AEM) Center and The Outreach Center for Deafness and Blindness during OCALICON.

 

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