Item no: LF24
How to... Hearing Difficulties
Suitable for: Year 3+One in four children will at some time suffer from a temporary hearing loss such as glue ear, and many more will have a more serious or permanent hearing problem. This practical and reassuring book is for anybody who is working with a child with hearing difficulties.
It includes: * a jargon free explanation of the causes and implications of a full range of hearing difficulties including glue ear * easy-to-use checklists on how to identify children with hearing loss, with information on what to do next and liasing with other professionals * simple but effective tips for adapting classroom management and layout * useful strategies for literacy, numeracy and cross-curricular teaching *easy-to-follow guide to a range of aids to hearing, including hearing aids and cochlear implants * clear explanation of alternative communication options, including signing.
Written by Wendy Brown, a teacher with over 25 years' experience, this book will be an indispensable source of advice for all class teachers. Contains 64 A4 pages.