deaf and hard of hearing

The intersection of competition and culture

A conference basketball tournament hosted by Kentucky School for the Deaf gives participants not only the opportunity to play for a championship, but also the chance to immerse themselves in Deaf culture.

By |2020-01-28T11:14:32-05:00January 28, 2020|

Breaking a language barrier

A Jessamine County High School offered American Sign Language courses for the first time this year that could be used to fulfill a world language requirement.

By |2019-06-03T15:12:08-04:00June 4, 2019|

Finding my new why

Frankfort Independent's Heidi Givens describes why she changed her teaching beliefs regarding the rights of deaf and hard-of-hearing students.

By |2017-07-31T13:16:16-04:00April 4, 2017|

Hearing mission seeks to help those who need hearing aids

The Calipari Foundation, Hearing Solutions and The Starkey Foundation are organizing a hearing mission for needy children and adults who have a hearing loss but cannot afford hearing aids. School personnel are asked to help identify children in their schools who have a hearing loss but do not have hearing aids or who have hearing aids that are not working [...]

By |2016-03-02T16:04:57-05:00March 3, 2016|

Deaf and hard of hearing students thrive with high expectations

Heidi Givens Throughout my time writing for Kentucky Teacher, I have tried to provide awareness about deafness and the education of students who are deaf and hard of hearing. I have done my best to give voice to this unique group of students and the community and culture they represent. With September 22-29 being National Deaf Awareness Week, I deem [...]

By |2013-09-26T15:50:08-04:00September 26, 2013|
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