Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Multiple disabilities challenge schools for hearing impairments

Schools for students with hearing impairments are facing new challenges as they take on students with autism and other severe developmental disabilities. "Nobody knows how these deaf kids can do. Nobody knows what their potential is until you put them in a place where they can access the language," said Thomas W. Jones, a professor of education at Gallaudet University, which offers a training program in teaching students with hearing impairments as well as other disabilities. Education Week

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