Physical and Communication Disorder
Hearing and Speech Impairments
*Treat the student just like all the other kids.
*Pay attention and take interest in what is important to the child.
*Involve the student in all the activities with the other students.
*Incorporate communication skills into lessons. By watching how you communicate with student they will pick up on it and follow you.
*Don't rush the student. Give them time to speak.
*Use visual aids to cover the material.
*Face the class when talking so the student can see what you are saying (lip reading).
*Keep the noise level in the classroom down.
*Put desks in a circle to allow student to be able to see everyone's faces.
*Break it into small steps.
*Make sure the noise level is kept down.
*Allow more time.
*Utilize a para to assist, if needed.