Semin Hear 2020; 41(04): 302-308
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1718715
Review Article

Remote Learning for Children with Auditory Access Needs: What We Have Learned during COVID-19

Cheryl DeConde Johnson
1  The ADE-Vantage—Audiology, Deaf Education Vantage Consulting Services, Leadville, Colorado
2  College of Education, Disabilities and Psychoeducational Studies, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
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COVID-19 has challenged most everyone in every facet of life. In the beginning of the pandemic shutdown, schools had to make decisions quickly often with limited planning. For students who were deaf or hard of hearing, communication access during instruction was the urgent focus of teachers of the deaf/hard of hearing and educational audiologists. The move from the classroom to home resulted in both predictable and unpredictable challenges as well as some unexpected benefits. Based on numerous conversations with these professionals as well as parents, the challenges encountered with online learning and solutions that were implemented to support students are reported.

Publication History

Publication Date:
16 December 2020 (online)

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