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Accommodating Deaf Students in a University Classroom
Explains for professors about accommodating deaf students in a university classroom. Also explains accommodating blind students.
Using a sign language interpreter
Guidance for university professors and other teachers on using a sign language interpreter in the classroom with deaf students.
Journal Articles on Inclusive Education
The International Journal of Inclusive Education provides 20 years of peer-reviewed journal articles on inclusive education.
Deaf Students’ Opinions on Inclusive Education
Deaf students’ opinions on inclusive education in Northern Ireland and Sweden reveal that they are happier when schools use sign language.
Watch children aged 3 to 5 use American Sign Language
Watch children aged 3 to 5 use American Sign Language with adults at home and with other Deaf children in preschool.
Important for deaf children to learn sign language
Watch teachers and parents explain why they believe it is important for deaf children to learn sign language. Vea a los maestros y padres explicar por qué creen que es importante que los niños sordos aprendan el Lengua de Señas.
Deaf children need early visual language
The author explains why deaf children need early visual language and recommends using both signed and spoken language.
Sign language in an early childhood education program
Watch teachers using sign language in an early childhood education program with young deaf and hard of hearing children. Observe a los maestros que usan Lengua de Señas en un programa de educación infantil con niños pequeños sordos
Guidance for doctors and other professionals advising parents
Guidance for doctors and other professionals advising parents on how to help their deaf or hard of hearing child learn language.
Deaf children in a mainstream early childhood program
Learn strategies for how teachers can meet the needs of deaf children in a mainstream early childhood program.
Best practices used in early intervention services
Summarizes research about early intervention services with deaf children and explains the best practices for helping them learn language.
ASL Literature for Children
Find videos with ASL literature for children, including songs and rhymes, stories, and poetry in American Sign Language.
Organization for bilingual early childhood education
This organization is for professionals who develop, manage, and coordinate bilingual early childhood programs using ASL and English.
Identifying hearing loss in newborn babies in developing countries
On identifying hearing loss in newborn babies, why this is still not happening in many developing countries, and how to solve this.
Information on Deafness for Parents
Provides information on deafness for parents, including how to raise Deaf children who are young, or school aged, or almost adults.
Children with disabilities in child development programs
Learn long-term strategies to improve participation and outcomes for children with disabilities in child development programs.
Early intervention with Deaf babies
Different experts explain early intervention with deaf babies, toddlers, and their families, for the professionals who work with them.
Vietnamese Deaf Children Learn through Sign Language
This article describes a project in which Vietnamese Deaf children learn through sign language. Parents and teachers learn sign language.
Deaf children need Deaf adults
The author argues that the most important thing is that Deaf children need Deaf adults as role models and as professionals working with them.
For educators, parents, and policy makers
Educators, parents, and policy makers can visit this website to learn the best way to teach and raise Deaf children.
Including Deaf Children in Early Childhood Education
Review the research on including Deaf children in early childhood education programs and the recommendations for program administrators.
Child Development in Mainstream School
Learn about child development in mainstream school and how this impacts language and academic skills for Deaf students.
Social Skill Development for Deaf Children in Mainstream School
The author of this article says a Deaf child in a mainstream school has more difficulty with social skill development and self confidence.
Teaching a Deaf Child in a Mainstream School
This manual can help teachers learn about teaching a deaf child in a mainstream school. The author is Deaf and was in mainstream schools.
What School is Best for Your Child?
What school is best for your child? There are different kinds of schools where Deaf and hard of hearing children can go.
Basic information on hearing loss
Explains basic information on hearing loss and why some of the ideas you might have about hearing loss may be wrong.
Hearing aids are not perfect
Explains why hearing aids are not perfect. They help some people some of the time, but hearing aids also are limited.
Basic Information on Cochlear Implants
Many websites offer basic information on cochlear implants. Some are for families, others are for deaf adults. Browse these web links.
Research on cognitive development in deaf children
The research on cognitive development in Deaf children says that their development is average regardless of their language skills.
Diagnosing deaf infants in Nigeria
This article describes a study about diagnosing deaf infants in a community-based immunology clinic in Lagos, Nigeria.