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Teachers Portal. Your voice and Good Vocal Hygiene. Your voice is the result of many mechanisms working together.

Your voice and Good Vocal Hygiene

Your voice is affected by the things you ask it to do on a daily basis, and can be affected by the environment. Symptoms of voice disorder include: Complete loss of voice, vocal fatigue, hoarseness, breathiness, a husky quality, a squeaky sound, a harsh/strained quality, reduced pitch, loudness, and a reduction of vocal range or flexibility. When we talk about vocal hygiene, we are talking about increasing or decreasing behaviours and/or exposure to certain environments that promote a good voice and facilitate verbal communication. A healthy voice results from a combination of healthy voice behaviours and a healthy environment.

Acoustically Friendly classroom checklist. Voice-academy. Notes to the Teacher. Download Notes to the Teacher brochure.

Notes to the Teacher

Watch Stuttering: Straight Talk for Teachers. Download a copy of the Stuttering: Straight Talk for Teachers handbook. 8 Tips for Teachers. Storynory - Free Audio Stories for Kids. Educational Computer Games and Apps for Kids. Gillon Phonological Awareness Training programme - Prof Gail Gillon - People - College of Education, Health and Human Development - University of Canterbury - New Zealand.

Top 10 Resources on Phonological and Phonemic Awareness. Phonemic Inventories Across Languages. Languages across the world have unique phonemic systems.

Phonemic Inventories Across Languages

For individuals learning English as a second language, it is common for the phonemic system of their first language to influence the production of sounds in English. Please remember that dialectal differences exist for each language and should be considered when using the phonemic charts. Worksheets: Consonants, Clusters and Vowels. Worksheets: Consonants, Clusters and Vowels Details Created: Wednesday, 09 November 2011 08:58 Updated on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 22:42.

Worksheets: Consonants, Clusters and Vowels

Articulation and Phonology - Language, Speech and Hearing. Teaching Students with Reading Difficulties and Disabilities - Publications Centre. Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence. Educational Resources for Special Needs. Communication is key to human interaction.

Educational Resources for Special Needs

Children and adults with communication issues often lack the information and/or skills to communicate effectively which can lead to a variety of social and behavioral difficulties. This section is designed to target some of the most basic functions of communication that need individualized, direct instruction and support. It is important to recognize that for individuals with communication disorders, these skills generally are not “picked up” over time by watching others. Kansas Technical Assistance Network (TASN) Autism and Tertiary Behavior Supports Resource Center.

ReadWriteThink. VOICE - Teachers and Parents. Communication Needs: Vocabulary Selection. Determining Appropriate Vocabulary Begin with the following activity to create a communication board: Draw a 4 x 8 grid on a piece of paper Write at least 16 vocabulary items into your grid you think your student/child needs to communicate Think about vocabulary that is "functional" Look at the vocabulary you selected.

Communication Needs: Vocabulary Selection

Did you have any of the following? Eat _______drink_______ bathroom. SETT Documents. About Universal Design for Learning. Success For Kids With Hearing Loss Mild Hearing Loss and Learning - Success For Kids With Hearing Loss. Mild Hearing Loss Accommodations for the Child with Mild Hearing Loss Article Hearing Aids for Children Should Not Carry a Social Stigma.

Success For Kids With Hearing Loss Mild Hearing Loss and Learning - Success For Kids With Hearing Loss

An interesting insight and findings on the difference hearing aids make for children with “mild” hearing loss. Educating Educators About ABI. Resources. LINKS Thank you for visiting Project LEARNet.


Below we have compiled a list of helpful sources. Please take a moment to explore the websites that interest you. Brain Injury Basics Brain Injury, Athletics and Special Ed Disability Advocacy Brain Injury & Pediatrics Brain Injury Basics 1. PBS-Nova Science Now-Brain Trauma Video and Information 2. OAFCCD PARENT RESOURCES. Natural Language Intervention Techniques 1.


Correction through Modelling Child: You know we was saved by the sting of a wasp cause we ran. Parent/Teacher: You were saved from the sting of a wasp. It's a good thing all of you were fast runners. Information for Families: Helping Children Who have Word Retrieval Difficulties. Information for Families: Helping Children Who have Word Retrieval Difficulties Details Created: Saturday, 03 December 2011 15:49 Updated on Tuesday, 24 November 2015 15:18 Cite this article as: Bowen, C. (2011).

Information for Families: Helping Children Who have Word Retrieval Difficulties

Information for Families: Helping children who have word retrieval difficulties. Language activities. Spoken Language Disorders: Treatment. See the Treatment section of the Spoken Language Disorders Evidence Map for pertinent scientific evidence, expert opinion, and client/patient perspective. Spoken language disorders (SLD) are heterogeneous in nature, and the severity of the disorder can vary considerably. Each individual with language difficulties has a unique profile, based on his or her current level of language functioning, as well as functioning in areas related to language, including hearing, cognitive level, and speech production skills.

Classroom Resources. Find content from Thinkfinity Partners using a visual bookmarking and sharing tool. More Teacher Resources by Grade Home › Classroom Resources Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive Venn Diagram. Vocabulary and Comprehension: Effective Upper-elementary Interventions for Students with Reading di. Description Developed with funds from The Meadows Foundation, this guide provides a set of reading comprehension strategies that upper-elementary students can learn to use before, during, and after reading.

Teachers often report that when students learn a routine for reading comprehension, they are better able to actively engage in reading. The set of strategies provided in this guide offer a routine for reading and understanding text, based on current research in effective reading strategies for struggling readers (e.g., National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 2000). Citation. Therapy materials. Translate this page into your language Fourni par Traduction a collection of resources by Judith Maginnis Kuster. All about personal FM systems and hearing loss. Hearing aids are the best all-around solution for individuals with hearing loss, but other assistive listening devices (ALDs) can help people with hearing loss navigate specific communication demands. A frequency-modulated (FM) system is an ALD that makes it easier for people with hearing loss to hear what others are saying in noisy environments, like a theater, school, church, museum or other public place.

This wireless system, also called a personal FM system, uses radio waves to deliver speech signals directly from the speaker's mouth to the listener's ears. Components of an FM system. Hearing Aid- FM Simulation.avi. Assistive Technology: Resource Roundup.