Helping Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students to Use Spoken Language: A Guide for Educators and Families

Helping Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students to Use Spoken Language: A Guide for Educators and Families

by Susan Easterbrooks, Ellen L. Estes
     
 

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Based on the authors' model of auditory, speech, and language development, the book provides educators with effective techniques and strategies for working with children in the primary grades.  See more details below

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Based on the authors' model of auditory, speech, and language development, the book provides educators with effective techniques and strategies for working with children in the primary grades.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452293387
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/23/2007
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
7 MB

Meet the Author

Dr. Susan R. Easterbrooks is a Professor of Deaf Education in the Educational Psychology Department in the College of Education at Georgia State University and has been active in the field of deaf education for over 30 years. Dr. Easterbrooks has been a teacher, clinician, administrator, school psychologist, lecturer, and consultant and has authored numerous articles, chapters, and books on the education of children who are deaf and hard of hearing. She has participated actively on various local, state, and national committees. She currently serves as chair of the committee revising Knowledge and Skills Needed by Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing for the Division for Communicative Disabilities and Deafness of the Council for Exceptional Children. She participated in the development and revision of guidelines for services to students with hearing loss, published by the National Association of State Directors of Special Education and on the Special Needs committee of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Dr. Easterbrooks resides in Gainesville, Georgia with her husband and son.
Ellen L. Estes is the Coordinator of the Katherine Hamm Center, an auditory-oral program for children with hearing losses at the Atlanta Speech School (www.atlantaspeechschool.org). She has taught children with hearing losses for 30 years. She is a past-Chair of the International Professional Section of the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. She has written articles, conducted workshops, and advised schools throughout the country on many aspects of the language and literacy development of children who are deaf or hard of hearing. She resides in Powder Springs, Georgia with her children and two very bad dogs.

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