How to Understand and Support Children with Hearing Difficulties

How to Understand and Support Children with Hearing Difficulties


By (author) Wendy Brown, Illustrated by Rebecca Barnes

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  • Publisher: Lda
  • Format: Paperback | 64 pages
  • Dimensions: 210mm x 297mm x 7mm | 299g
  • Publication date: 23 March 2006
  • Publication City/Country: Hyde
  • ISBN 10: 1855034026
  • ISBN 13: 9781855034020
  • Illustrations note: 18 b&w illustrations
  • Sales rank: 388,004

Product description

One in 4 children will at some time suffer from a temporary hearing loss such as glue ear, and many more will have a more serious or permanent hearing problem. This practical and reassuring book is for anybody who is working with a child with hearing difficulties, and includes: a jargon-free explanation of the causes and implications of a full range of hearing difficulties, including glue ear; easy-to-use checklists on how to identify children with a hearing loss, with information on what to do next and liaising with other professionals; simple but effective tips for adapting classroom management and layout; useful strategies for literacy, numeracy and cross-curricular teaching; easy-to-follow guide to a range of aids to hearing, including hearing aids and cochlear implants; and clear explanation of alternative communication options, including signing. Written by a teacher with over 25 years experience, this book will be an indispensable source of advice for all primary class teachers. It offers latest title in LDA's category-bestselling "How To" series to tackle special needs in the school classroom.

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