How Misunderstandings About Hearing Loss Are Hurting Our Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

Jenny Beck
Sep 16, 2019 · 5 min read
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If you have a student with hearing loss in your classroom, whether deaf or hard of hearing, your first reaction may be uncertainty. How will this affect the way I teach? What changes do I need to make? It may be tempting to believe that if the student wears hearing aids, then their needs are met in terms of assistance in the classroom…