Course: SPED 561D. Teaching Reading to Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students (3)
Prerequisites or Corequisites: SPED 406, SPED 560. Corequisite: SPED 565. This course is a systematic examination of principles, assessment and instruction of reading deaf and hard-of-hearing pupils. This course addresses the development of emergent literacy skills of young children and actual reading abilities. This course focuses on reading skills development, vocabulary acquisition, development of concepts through reading, and language assimilation through reading. Selection and use of appropriate instructional resources to develop reading skills also are covered.