EHD 4013: Deafness and Diversity
Course Description for Deafness and Diversity
Deafness and Diversity
Description: This course is designed to prepare teacher candidates to work students who are deaf and diverse: deaf with disabilities (DWD; e.g., autism, intellectual disabilities) and/or students who are deaf or hard of hearing multilingual learners (DML). Students who are DML come from homes where their caregivers speak a language other than English, nor do they use American Sign Language. This course will address the complex issues and practices that are embedded in the working with families and service providers, identifying resources needed to best meet the needs of the learner, and understanding identification, placement, assessment, and intervention strategies for students who are Deaf and Diverse. Field experience required.