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Intervention Strategies for Students with Communication Impairments - Chapter Summary
Get a well-rounded overview of intervention strategies for students with communication impairments using this chapter's bite-sized lessons. Our instructors can help you grasp curricular accommodations and modifications, strategies for improving hearing, using sign language in the classroom and more. When finished with this chapter, you should be able to:
- Share strategies for creating supportive classroom environments for students with communication disorders
- List options for using the Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
- Detail methods for teaching deaf students to read
- Explain how to make classroom accommodations for hearing-impaired children
- Exhibit knowledge of the American Sign Language alphabet
- Discuss characteristics, pros and cons of different types of hearing aids
- Describe advantages and disadvantages of cochlear implants
Grab any lesson in this chapter as your first and begin the process of studying these intervention strategies for students with communication impairments. Find out how well you understand the lesson's contents by taking its short quiz before scrolling along the right-hand sidebar to select other lessons. If you need to clarify details presented in this chapter, feel free to submit questions to our experts. Before taking your test, gauge your comprehension of this chapter using our practice exam.
1. Supportive Classroom Environments for Students with Communication Disorders
Students with communication disorders may be at a significant disadvantage in a regular classroom environment because of the specific challenges they face. Teachers can set their students up for success by adapting the classroom environment.
2. Curricular Accommodations & Modifications
Not all students learn the same. In many cases, methods and materials must be changed for certain students. In this lesson, learn the difference between curricular accommodations and modifications, and gain insight into some best practices.
3. Universal Design for Learning Strategies
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an instructional method to provide all students equal access to the curriculum. This lesson presents instructional strategies for student engagement, representation, and expression using the UDL framework.
4. Teaching Deaf Students to Read
Imagine being asked to read a passage in a language you have never heard. You wouldn't know how to pronounce anything or what the symbols mean. Let's look at ways you can teach deaf students with language barriers like these.
5. Classroom Accommodations for Children who are Hard of Hearing
Students with hearing loss are at a disadvantage in a classroom setting where they must listen to their teacher and peers. This lesson looks at some examples of accommodations that may be helpful for children who are hard of hearing.
6. Strategies to Improve Hearing
In this lesson, teachers will learn strategies for helping students with hearing impairments improve hearing. The lesson will also cover some common accommodations to help maximize learning for students with hearing impairments in your classroom.
7. Using Sign Language in the Classroom
In this lesson, we will discuss how sign language makes learning more multi-sensory and it increases student engagement! We will also explore ways that teachers can incorporate sign language into their classrooms on a daily basis.
8. American Sign Language Alphabet
Are you interested in learning American Sign Language? One of the first steps is learning the American Sign Language alphabet. This lesson discusses the ASL manual alphabet, provides tips to help you sign, and describes the situations in which the alphabet should be used.
9. Types of Hearing Aids: Characteristics, Pros & Cons
There are many options available when choosing a hearing aid. This lessons discusses the characteristics and pros and cons of four different types of hearing aids.
10. Cochlear Implants: Pros & Cons
Cochlear implants are electronic hearing devices that can help restore some levels of hearing to someone who is deaf. As with any medical procedure, there are benefits and drawbacks to them, so read on to learn more.
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