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hayleyntony
hayleyntony asks:
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what activities can i do with my pupils, aged new born to 6yrs old and they have some experience of deafness, some are completely deaf other just slig

activities..what books..
In Topics: Learning styles and differences, Hearing loss and hearing disorders
> 60 days ago

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LouiseSattler
Mar 12, 2012
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What the Expert Says:

Hello and thank you for writing to JustAsk!

I am a psychologist with a background in deaf and hard of hearing children. I believe the majority of what you would introduce a hearing child applies for a deaf child. Simple modifications, such as signing or enhancing the visual presentation may need to be considered.

For ideas I would suggest puppets and storytelling, cooperative block building, group dancing where following directions is needed and playing games with balls. All of these necessitate visual attending and are great for deaf children to build language development.

Thanks for asking.

Louise Sattler, Psychologist
Owner of Signing Families
http://www.SigningFAmilies.com


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