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Deafness and hearing impaired
Encourage students with a hearing loss to seat themselves toward the front of the classroom or arrange desks in a circle so the student can see everyone.
Speak clearly and naturally at a reasonable pace.
Use facial expressions, gestures and body language to help convey your message.
Use visual tools in class whenever possible.
If student struggles socially consider teaching specific social skills such as joining in to games or conversation, maintaining conversations, and staying on topic.
Provide students with an outline of the daily lesson and printed copies of the notes, allowing them to focus on discussions and questions while you are teaching.
Maintain close contact with parents and other teachers and share ideas and techniques that have been successful.
Frequency modulated amplification systems (link teacher to students hearing aids)
Infrared systems that transmit sound visibly
Telephones and ringers
Televisions and captioning
S.Belson (2019) The Special Ed Wiki, retrieved from:
S. Rose (2019) Teaching Strategies for Hearing Impaired Students, Retrieved from: