Orientation to Hearing Loss for Educational Personnel The success or failure of hearing-impaired children in a regular education program may depend on information provided to the educational personnel. Education programs should have workshops to make their personnel aware of the characteristics and needs of hearing-impaired children. The speech-language pathologist is often the person in the school who ... Research Article
Research Article  |   October 01, 1982
Orientation to Hearing Loss for Educational Personnel
 
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  • James L. Fitch, Ph.D., is affiliated with the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL 36688; requests for reprints should be sent to him there.
    James L. Fitch, Ph.D., is affiliated with the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL 36688; requests for reprints should be sent to him there.×
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Research Article   |   October 01, 1982
Orientation to Hearing Loss for Educational Personnel
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, October 1982, Vol. 13, 252-259. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1304.252
History: Received May 12, 1981 , Accepted October 6, 1981
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, October 1982, Vol. 13, 252-259. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1304.252
History: Received May 12, 1981; Accepted October 6, 1981

The success or failure of hearing-impaired children in a regular education program may depend on information provided to the educational personnel. Education programs should have workshops to make their personnel aware of the characteristics and needs of hearing-impaired children. The speech-language pathologist is often the person in the school who has the appropriate background for conducting such a workshop. This article outlines a workshop on hearing impairment that can be presented by a speech-language pathologist to regular educators.

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