DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING ITINERANT SUPPORT SERVICES
The itinerant program for the deaf and hard of hearing provides support for students ages 3-21 who can be successful in regular education settings with assistance. The degree of hearing loss may range from mild to profound. The Individualized Educational Program addresses all aspects of adjustment (speech, language,audition, social, emotional, academic) related to the hearing loss.
Maximum Class Size: Follows Chapter 14 revision of Guidelines
Instructional Assistants: None
Students are provided support services in the following areas: Any or all of speech, language, auditory, social, emotional, or academic areas may be addressed as necessary in relation to the hearing loss.
The Primary Goal is to: Assist each student in compensating for his/her hearing loss in order to adjust to a hearing society and to maximize academic achievement.
Related Services are included in the basic program.
• Impedance Testing
• Educational Hearing Evaluation/Hearing Aid Check
• Loaner Hearing Aid Bank
• Parental Counseling
• In-Service for Teachers and Parents
• Distribution of Medical Reports (audiological and educational)
• Parent/Teachers Pamphlet
• Program Supervision and Management
• Functional School/Community Experiences
• Individualized Instructional Computer Applications
• Behavioral Management Systems
• FM/BTE amplification systems
• Transitional/Vocational Programming at a Secondary Level
• Staff Development/Training
• Auditory-Verbal Services
• Cochlear Implant Follow-up and Management
• C-Print Captioning Services available