This book tells about how we teach deaf children to talk at the Moog Center and at the other Certified Moog Programs. It presents a way of thinking about teaching deaf children to talk. In this book, we explain our philosophy and provide overall guidelines to help teachers decide what to teach, and how and when to teach it. A major focus is on the "how to" for a variety of language activities, including many sample lessons as well as ideas and resources for other activities. Teaching Activities is intended to be used by teachers as a practical guide to teaching children who are deaf and hard of hearing to talk. Click here to view Table of Contents
Authors: Jean Sachar Moog, Karen Kusmer Stein, Julia J. Biedenstein, Christine H. Gustus
Teaching Activities for Children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Available in Spanish
My Baby and Me has been written for parents and families of young children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing and for professionals helping these parents. Developed with the comments and guidance of many parents of children with hearing loss - it offers strategies and techniques for helping children develop spoken language skills, ideas and suggestions for language learning activities, and also answers questions about hearing and hearing loss. It provides parents with spaces for taking notes as well as a variety of invaluable resources. My Baby and Me is organized in a convenient binder format, which gives parents places to collect and store medical information, reports and other information about their child. The book can be personalized throughout for a particular family using their child's name. A generic "Your Child" version is available for professionals who use My Baby and Me as a part of their Parent-Infant curriculum. Click here to view Table of Contents
Author: Betsy Moog Brooks
My Baby & Me: A Book about Teaching Your Child to Talk
Available in Spanish
Tips for Kids and Tips for Friends are fun, easy-to-read booklets designed to help children who are deaf and hard of hearing, and all those who work and play with them, learn effective communication strategies. Tips for Kids, written especially for children with hearing loss in a mainstream classroom, offers ideas about listening and talking with new friends, teachers, and staff. Tips for Friends is designed for coaches, neighbors, babysitters, aunts, uncles and all other friends of children who are deaf and hard of hearing. It provides important information about hearing loss and its impact on communication, as well as helpful hints and tips about communicating with children who have hearing loss.
Authors: Valerie M. Frigo, Karen K. Stein, Christine H. Gustus
Mainstream Tips Series
The Teacher Assessment of Spoken Language (TASL) is a spoken language rating form developed at the Moog Center for Deaf Education designed to document the development of sentence structure in children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing. A manual, available separately, accompanies the rating forms and describes the criteria for rating.
Teacher Assessment of Spoken Language (TASL)
Rating & Reference Forms: $10/package
The Team Tracking Forms were created to help Audiologists and Therapists/Teachers work together to provide better services to children with cochlear implants and hearing aids. The forms are double-sided, with one side to be completed by the child's Audiologist and the other side to be completed by the child's Therapist/Teacher. The back and forth communication between Audiologists and Therapists/Teachers helps enhance the services provided. 50 sheets per pad.
Team Tracking Forms
Cochlear Implant Forms $8/pad
Hearing Aid Forms $8/pad
Journeys With Our Children is a book that was written and published in honor of the 10th anniversary of the Moog Center. In Journeys With Our Children, parents of deaf students who attended Moog Center share touching stories of experiences with their children. This book will be of interest to other parents of deaf children, especially those just starting their journeys. Professionals working with deaf children and their families will also gain new insights into how parents view their experiences.
Written by Parents at the Moog Center
Journeys With Our Children
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