Transitions Management for Children and Young Adults with Hearing Loss

  Transitions are the times of change in life that we all go through as we move from childhood into adolescence on to adulthood. They may feel challenging, especially to children and young adults who are still finding their way in life. However, transitions are also opportunities to learn, grow, and discover new things about ourselves and the world around us. The Ida Transitions Management tool is an interactive platform designed to help children and young adults with hearing loss and their families successfully manage key transitions during childhood and youth. What are the benefits? Enables children and young adults …

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Setting Language in Motion: Family Supports and Early Intervention for Babies Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Setting Language in Motion, a free, web-based resource developed as a collaborative effort between the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center at Gallaudet University and the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program of Boston Children’s Hospital includes seven video modules for parents, caregivers, and early intervention specialists of children with hearing loss.  It is based on the Building Blocks of Intervention webinar series created by the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program at Children’s. The goal of Setting Language in Motion is to foster an understanding of the importance of early language acquisition that supports robust linguistic competence and conceptual development …

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Students with Cochlear Implants: Guidelines for Educational Program Planning

  Students with Cochlear Implants: Guidelines for Educational Program Planning is a comprehensive set of guidelines designed to facilitate the planning of appropriate educational programs, supports and services for students using cochlear implant technology in the classroom.  The guide is the result of the collaborative work between the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center at Gallaudet University and the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program of Boston Children’s Hospital. The Guidelines gives members of a student’s educational planning team a place to document key information, including: Language development current educational accommodations school-based language competencies in receptive expressive and pragmatic language for American Sign …

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