Teleconference taped from live broadcast from Gallaudet University on Nov. 13, 1996. Panels composed of parents and professionals share strategies on how to increase the literacy skills of deaf and hard of hearing children. Through videotaped demonstrations, viewers will learn how to read aloud to deaf and hard of hearing children using techniques based on current research into how deaf parents read to their children. Accompanying packet of written materials available.
This 90-minute program includes 2 parts. Part 1 shows techniques that Deaf parents use with their deaf infants/young children to help them learn and communicate in ASL. Part 2 shows many fun ways to share ASL and Deaf culture with families, including ASL games and family activities.
An insider`s look into deaf culture with the author's inspiring story of a Canadian, hard-of-hearing child`s remarkable determination. A "Yes you can!!" book.
This DVD tackles the tough subject of youth suicide and provides strategies of awareness and prevention for parents. The presentation consists of statistical information about youth suicide, warning signs of suicidal ideation, elevated risk factors, what a parent can do, and resources for assistance. On disc 1, a facilitator guide is included which easily leads the facilitator through the steps necessary to present the program. Talking points are also provided to help the facilitator initiate discussion and answer questions regarding the information provided. The presentation that will be viewed by the audience is on Disk 2. Everything needed to present the program is included on these two disks. Time allotted for this presentation and discussion should be approximately two hours.
Karen Putz grew up hard of hearing and became deaf as a teen. When her own kids began losing their hearing one by one, she figured she had all the answers. She quickly learned it was a whole other ball game to be a parent of deaf and hard of hearing kids. Karen shares the twists and turns of her journey and the wisdom she's learned along the way.
The book examines the emotions and struggles parents go through while raising a deaf child, as well as the family development as a whole in order to make sure that the child grows up with a healthy and strong personality.
What you will learn in this Guide:
- How and when to start signing with your baby
- How signing will help your baby communicate
- How signing can help your child get ready to read
- How to use Creative Talk to enrich your child’s understanding of language
- How to use Creative Book Sharing to maximize learning and fun during story time
In this guide, you will learn about how able and ready your child is to learn before age three, and what you can do to be your child’s first – and best – teacher. We’ll introduce you to Whole Body Learning – a creative and playful approach that taps into the power of multi-sensory learning to fuel your child’s growing mind. We’ll teach you how to use the Baby signing Time program to give your child early learning experiences that will not only be fun, but will also help your child communicate and connect with others.
While there are many approaches to enhancing early development, research suggests that the best way to prepare your baby for life and learning is to spend an abundance of quality time with your child – bonding, communicating, reading books, and playfully exploring the world together. This guide will show you how to use your Baby Signing Time materials as a springboard for shared experiences that you, your baby, and your entire family can enjoy together.
The Guide “Using Signing Time with Children Who Have Down Syndrome” provides useful information about how parents and teachers can use Signing Time to support the development of important language and social skills of children with Down syndrome. The full guide includes the following sections:
- About Trisomy 21/Down Syndrome
- How Does Down Syndrome Affect Language Development?
- What is Signing Time?
- How Can Signing Support Language Development?
- Signing at Home: Tips for Parents
- Signing at School: Tips for Educators
- Success Stories
This text is intended for graduate level training programs for professionals who work with children who have hearing loss and their families (teachers, therapists, speech-language pathologists, and audiologists.) In addition, the book will be of great interest to undergraduate speech-language-hearing programs, early childhood education and intervention programs, and parents of children who have hearing loss. Responding to the crucial need for a comprehensive text, this book provides a framework for the skills and knowledge necessary to help parents promote listening and spoken language development.
This second edition covers current and up-to-date information about hearing, listening, auditory technology, auditory development, spoken language development, and intervention for young children with hearing loss whose parents have chosen to have them learn to listen and talk. Additions include updated information about hearing instruments and cochlear implants and about ways that professionals can support parents in promoting their children's language and listening development. Information about preschool program selection and management has been included. The text also features a revised auditory development checklist.
A new appendix provides an important and useful tool for professionals who are interested in AG Bell Academy's Listening and Spoken Language Specialist Certification Program (LSLS) -- LSLS Cert. AVT and LSLS Cert. AVEd. This appendix lists the competencies required for the LSLS, and references each chapter of the book with regard to those requirements.
This book is unique in its scholarly, yet thoroughly readable style. Numerous illustrations, charts, and graphs illuminate key ideas. This second edition should be the foundation of the personal and professional libraries of students, clinicians, and parents who are interested in listening and spoken language outcomes for children with hearing loss.
The Guide “Supporting the Autism Spectrum Using Signing Time” provides useful information about how parents and teachers can use Signing Time to support the development of language skills and social skills of individuals on the autism spectrum. The full guide includes the following sections:
- What is Autism?
- Common Challenges for Individuals with Autism and Their Caregivers
- Sign Language for Effective Communication
- What is Signing Time?
- How Signing Time Can Help?
- How can I Incorporate Signing Time into my Child’s Treatment Program?
- Tips for Teaching and Using Signs in Daily Life
- Success Stories
Use the Autism Guide to increase communication and social skills with children on the Autism Spectrum.