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Research on Communication Disorders - Chapter Summary
Use this chapter to review various resources for the research of communication disorders. You will learn about organizations and associations that are devoted to this type of research for students with hearing loss or impairments and others that focus on supporting special education teachers.
Video and text lessons also provide information about how to locate research resources and what current research is being conducted for communication disorders. After you complete this chapter, you should be able to:
- Provide the names of organizations that support special education teachers
- Name organizations that assist deaf and hard of hearing students
- Discuss how to find online research resources and ensure the validity of these resources
- Understand research on classroom technology
- Describe current research on communication disorders and implement this knowledge in the classroom
Short, engaging lessons take only 5-10 minutes to review and can be referred to as often as needed to ensure your full understanding of each topic. Access the lessons 24/7 from any device, so you're able to set a study schedule that's convenient for you. Self-assessment quizzes in each lesson help you determine if you're ready to move on through the chapter.
1. Professional Organizations for Special Education Teachers
Special education teachers fill important roles in the education system. This lesson will examine some professional organizations that aid special education teachers. We will end with a short quiz.
2. Organizations for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
Across the country, there are several organizations devoted to providing assistance to the deaf and hard of hearing. Read on for a list of just a few of these associations.
3. Finding & Evaluating Sources for Research
Not everything you read on the Internet is true. This video will help you navigate through different online sources and evaluate the validity of those sources to ensure that you can trust the information you use as part of your research.
4. Research on Technology in the Classroom
These days, it's nearly impossible to find a classroom that doesn't have at least one computer in it. Fortunately, research suggests adding technology to a classroom can have a positive effect on teaching and learning.
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Other chapters within the MTTC Speech & Language Impairment (057): Practice & Study Guide course
- Prenatal, Infant & Early Childhood Development
- Development in Middle Childhood & Adolescence
- Theories of Communication Development
- Atypical Development & Delays
- Linguistic Features of English
- Principles of Phonetics
- Understanding the Speech Mechanism
- The Ear & Its Functions
- Speech Impairments Overview
- Language Impairments Overview
- Neurological, Neuromuscular & Structural Impairments
- Overview of Hearing Impairments
- Speech & Language Assessment Overview
- Assessing Student Hearing
- Utilizing Individualized Education Plans (IEPs)
- Intervention Strategies for Students with Communication Impairments
- Teaching Students with Disabilities & Special Needs
- Communication for SPED Teachers
- Cultural Sensitivity in the SPED Classroom
- Legal Considerations for Students with Special Needs
- Assistive Technology in the SPED Classroom
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