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Ask Abbey: Developing Literacy Skills for Learners Who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing (Full Series)

Learn easy-to-use strategies to increase auditory skills, visual language skills, and reading and writing print for learners who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the chaining strategy and how to use it within instruction for learners who are deaf/hard of hearing.
  • Describe the hierarchy of skills from detection to comprehension for language.
  • Distinguish the difference between consistent and inconsistent chaining.
  • Define the language sandwich strategy, commonly known as the auditory sandwich.
  • Explain the importance of split focus and wait time during instruction.
  • Describe the importance of serve/return and conversational turn-taking as a part of working with learners who are deaf/hard of hearing.
  • 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.

Presenter:

  • Abbey Weaver, Itinerant Teacher for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Southern Ohio Educational Service Center/Hopewell Center Region 14
Estimated Time to Complete: 1 1/2 hours
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