"What works for your child is what makes the choice right!"
Texas Project FIRST www.texasprojectfirst.org
Educational Resource Center on Deafness - Making it easier to find information and resources about educating deaf and hard of hearing children in Texas.
From TSBVI - What is the Expanded Core Curriculum?
Downloadable documents from Hands & Voices to help with IEP/504 planning and more!
Advocacy Skills for Hard of Hearing Students. PDF from http://www.sdsd.sdbor.edu/
ARD Committee Resources for the Texas Assessment Program http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/ard/#grad_req
Classroom Acoustics http://www.classroomhearing.org/acoustics.html
Transition Planning - planning for life after HS, life skills, job skills, higher education skills and the tools and trainings necessary to prepare them for that.
- starts in middle school for students with class choices and discussions of future goals
- Student is integral part of planning at age 14 as part of IEP process
- PepNet 2 has iTransition modules for students
Life After HS presentation
Student Led IEP
Having your child be involved in some or all of the IEP planning and/or ARD meetings can be beneficial. Here are several links on ways to include your son or daughter effectively and how to know when they are ready for a bigger role in this process.
Hands & Voices ASTra
Educational Advocacy For Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing:
The Hands & Voices Guidebook
The H&V Guidebook is the essential book for families, advocates, and professionals who support the education of children who are deaf and hard of hearing. Can also serve as a textbook for students in the field.
- One - Five Copies at $34.90/ea. includes S&H
- Six copies or more at $31.40/ea includes S&H (Reflects 10% discount)
- 25 copies or more at $29.65/ea includes S&H (Reflects 15% discount)
ORDER ONLINE https://co.clickandpledge.com/advanced/default.aspx?wid=68193
or PRINT FORM http://handsandvoices.org/resources/pubs/Guidebook6-13-13.pdf