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Literacy and Deaf / Hard of Hearing

Linguistic Highlighting/Chunking - Instructional with Q&A


Video: Ask Abbey Webinar 3




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Learn how to use the linguistic highlighting strategy and auditory memory to build expressive and receptive language with learners who are Deaf/hard of hearing.


Learning Objectives

  • Define the strategies of acoustic highlighting, chunking, and visual/auditory memory.
  • Explain the importance of building time for expressive and receptive language skills with active practice/engagement.
  • Describe the importance of expecting a response, use of wait time, and modeling a response.

Continuing Education

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