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PSYC305 Chapter 8 Notes

PSYC305 Chapter 8 Notes - Supports and Technologies...

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Chapter 8- Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing Causes of hearing impairment: Heredity: 200 types of genetic deafness have been IDed Prematurity and complications pregnancy Cytomegalovirus Toxoplasmosis Syphilis Meningitis Otitis media (with effusion) Trauma Loud noises. - The US Public health Service estimates 83 out of 1000 children have an educationally significant hearing loss (over 70,000) - About 25% of students who are deaf or hard of hearing have another disabling condition - 26Db is normal hearing Medical perspective- Continuum of hearing loss from mild profound Educational perspective (IDEA definition)- A hearing loss that adversely effects educational performance. Hearing Aid (for conductive) - an electronic device that amplifies sounds to the ear Types of Hearing Aid- Behind the ear hearing-aid, In the ear hearing-aid, in the canal hearing- aid, micro canal, completely in the canal
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Unformatted text preview: Supports and Technologies: Interpreters- have increases the ability of students to perform well in school Speech to text translation- computer devices that translate speech to text Television captioning- captioning helps students comprehend more Text telephones- helps teachers communicate with deaf student Alerting devices Tips for teachers: Place the child as close to the speaker as possible. Makes certain that the child’s hearing aid is turned on and functioning promptly Reduce background noise as much as possible Articulate clearly, but do not talk louder Make certain to have the student’s attention before starting Do not exaggerate your lip movements Do not chew gum or cover your mouth while talking Do not turn your back on the class Use an overhead projector instead of a blackboard so that the student can see your mouth...
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