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Literacy and Deaf / Hard of Hearing

Language and Literacy Resources

15 Principles for Reading to Deaf Children - The 15 principles on reading to deaf children was developed from a research on observing how adults read to their deaf/hard of hearing children. It offers strategies to promote literacy and language skills.

Language and Literacy Development in Children Who Are Deaf or Hearing Impaired - An article written by Sandra Briggle, and published in the the Kappa Delta Phi Record, and also on the LD Online website outlines some introductory information.

Language Development Chart - Explore this chart on Language development in English and American Sign Language to be used by educational teams to increase understanding of the language skills of learners who are D/HH. Educational audiologists, speech and language pathologists, ASL teachers and ASL specialists collaborated in developing this chart.