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Laura Aguiar
Laura Aguiar • 1 year ago

Aaron Hiscutt is fourteen years old. He’s a drummer and a comedian. He’s also clinically deaf and blind. But Aaron doesn’t go to a special education school. Since kindergarten, he’s been included in classrooms with his hearing and seeing peers. (go to www.southerneddes... to read and listen to his inspiring story.)

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This is a great resource on special education and art. The chapter on Deafness was written by my parents and it's prettry darn good.

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It's important to learn Sign language, for some students may be hard of hearing in the classroom, and have other ways of communicating. Try to get the other students to learn ASL as well, to make the entire class feel united as one.

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Happy Anniversary (I'm still blind & deaf)!

The family played this for my Deaf grandson's birthday. We (hearing grandma, hearing dad, 12 y.o. Deaf child, 8 year old hearing, 4 year old hearing)loved it and learned some new words;-)