Hearing Impairment: Low - Incidence Disability Leigh Simmons (REFERNCE…
Low - Incidence Disability
To cater to these students it is important to use only captioned media such as TV, online video and DVDs. Captions provide vital access to multimedia content to the student in need.
Interactive White Boards
: Interactive white boards ad iPads help impaired. students gain confidence by using tools on these tech tools that help them gain confidence.
Students who have a hearing impairment require visual cues/ support in their learning to assist their understanding of content.
There are always variables as to where a student who has a hearing impairment should sit in the classroom. These students are in a position where their faces (and ideally the faces of other students if they are participating in class discussion) are clearly visible to them. The sound of a teacher's voice should be least obstructed.
When setting high expectations, norms, and rules in the classroom making sure other students understand that hearing impairment students find it very difficult to concentrate when there is background noise. Helping set rules to remind peers that even though students use assistive hearing technology, they do not hear in the same way as their peers do. Hearing-impaired. students benefit from having unnecessary background noise to a minimum.
Hearing Impairment is a broad. term that refers to hearing losses of varying degrees from hard-of-hearing. to total deafness.
THE MAJOR CHALLENGES
with hearing impairments is communication. Hearing impaired students vary widely in their communications skills.
Development of communication skills. a person with hearing impairment is personality, intelligence, nature, and degree of deafness, degree, and type of residual hearing, family environment. and age.
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