Monday, August 19, 2019
Tags Deaf and hard of hearing

Tag: deaf and hard of hearing

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.

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.

KSD teacher says education is in her blood

Carla Lewis, a 1st-grade teacher at the Kentucky School for the Deaf, comes from a long line of educators. But it took an elective sign language course in college to cement her plans.

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...

Deaf and hard of hearing students thrive with high expectations

Throughout my time writing for Kentucky Teacher, I have tried to provide awareness about deafness and the education of students who are deaf and...

National Deaf History Month offers opportunity to learn, share Deaf history...

(Editor’s note: When used as a cultural label, the word deaf is often written with a capital D in speech and sign. When used...

Questions to ponder about how best to educate deaf and hard-of-hearing...

I spent Christmas Break catching up on some professional reading. Yes, I am an incessant learner. There are so many advances in our field...

Kentucky Elementary School Teacher of the Year ‘paying it forward’

Compassion, the concern over another person's well-being, is a character trait all teachers hope to instill in students. We give of ourselves every day,...