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Developing Deaf Education

Developing Deaf Education
Flavia FleischerCalifornia State University, NorthridgeWill GarrowCalifornia State University, NorthridgeRachel Friedman NarrCalifornia State University, Northridge

What Really Works in Deaf Education in the Elementary Classroom

Who Are the Deaf Students?

Xavier, a third-grade student, has just moved to your school from another state. Normally that wouldn’t concern you at all; you are used to, and welcome, new students all the time. This time, however, you’re nervous. You’ve just found out that Xavier is Deaf—and you don’t know sign language at all! Actually, you don’t even know if he signs. What if he reads lips? Or has a cochlear implant? You certainly assume he will have an interpreter with him all day. Wait. Can you? You know you want Xavier to have the best ...

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