Hearing Impairment

7 Teaching Strategies to Empower Deaf Students
Deaf children in mainstream schools face challenges to their learning which their hearing peers don’t experience. This article provides seven teaching strategies that will help teachers empower their deaf students to do their best in school and set them up for success at college and in the workplace.
Publication Date: June 2020
Publisher: Deaf Unity

Assessment and Treatment of Behavioral Disorders in Children with Hearing Loss: A Systematic Review
This study assessed the association of behavioral disorders among children who are deaf and hard of hearing and explores behavioral interventions for children in this population.
Authors: Diana Bigler, Kristen Burke, Nicholas Laureano, Kristan Alfonso, Julie Jacobs, and Matthew Bush
Publication Date: 2019
Publisher: American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery

Educational Service Guidelines for the Students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
This document was created after an in-depth review of several states’ educational guidelines. Networking, partnership, and collaboration are essential to building capacity, and the place to begin is with common knowledge and focus. This tool is meant as a guidance document for deaf education. It consists of standards addressing the following areas: Identification and Referral, Assessment of Unique Needs, Instruction and Learning, Support for Instruction and Learning, and Parent, Family, and Community Involvement.
Publisher: The Outreach Center for Deafness and Blindness

Hearing Loss Factsheet (for Schools)
This factsheet provides information on what teachers should know about students with hearing loss and how to support their learning in the classroom.
Publication Date: March 2021
Publisher: KidsHealth

Optimizing Outcomes for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing Educational Service Guidelines
These guidelines are designed to assist special and general education administrators, teachers, specialized instructional support personnel and family members with essential guidelines and principles that will promote this shared goal.
Publication Date: July 2019
Publisher: National Association of State Directors of Special Education

Supporting the Literacy Development of Students Who Are Deaf/Hard of Hearing in Inclusive Classrooms
Students who are deaf/hard of hearing have a variety of backgrounds and needs. This article provides research-based tips and strategies to increase literacy outcomes for these students in mainstream classrooms. Two principles for supporting the unique language and literacy development of deaf/hard of hearing students in mainstream classrooms are identified with ways to put into practice and a set of practical considerations for each.
Authors: Hannah Dostal, Rachael Gabriel, and Joan Weir
Publication Date: 2017
Publisher: International Literacy Association

What Educators Need to Know
This list provides educators with an introduction to what they need to know to serve students with cochlear implants.
Publication Date: December 2017
Publisher: U.S. Food and Drug Administration