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Ask Abbey: Developing Literacy Skills for Learners Who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing (Part 1) - Auditory/Language Sandwich

Learn how to use the auditory/language sandwich instructional strategy with expressive and receptive targets to support literacy and language development with learners who are Deaf/hard of hearing. This webinar has a Q&A session after the instructional!

Learning Objectives:

  • 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.
Estimated Time to Complete: 30 minutes


  • Abbey Weaver, Itinerant Teacher for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Southern Ohio Educational Service Center/Hopewell Center Region 14

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