Teaching Literacy Skills to Deaf Adults: A Handbook of Information, Advice and Worksheets for Tutors with Deaf Students in Their Classes

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9781904296140: Teaching Literacy Skills to Deaf Adults: A Handbook of Information, Advice and Worksheets for Tutors with Deaf Students in Their Classes
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This book has been produced to encourage tutors who have deaf students in their classes. It is intended to support Access for All.

We hope it will
suggest ideas to explore
encourage tutors to experiment with a variety of visual approaches
help tutors make use of deaf students’ linguistic skills.

Written and developed by influential teacher of the deaf, Patricia Neville, Teaching Literacy Skills to Deaf Adults is a welcome resource to the deaf education world.

RNID, the largest charity representing the 9 million deaf and hard of hearing people in the UK, is delighted to exclusively publish this valuable tool which is now available to all.

This expanded and improved version includes a dedicated section containing advice and tips to help teachers who are currently teaching, or who plan to teach, literacy skills to deaf and hard of hearing people.

The book contains practical advice on how to communicate with a deaf or hard of hearing person when teaching, and suggests inspiring activities for lessons. The book also outlines in detail the adult curriculum, and offers individual learning plans, which can be tailored to each student.

Michael Cox, Business Development Manager for RNID's Employment Training and Skills Service says: 'We are thrilled to have the opportunity to share Patricia Neville's expertise and knowledge with the wider deaf teaching community. This book is an essential resource for all who are teaching literacy to deaf and hard of hearing people, as not only does it offer information and advice to teachers, but it also provides essential worksheets which will also be available to download and print off from the RNID website.'

Teaching Literacy Skills to Deaf Adults leaves no question unanswered – it covers every essential component of deaf teaching, and sensitively explores communication between teacher and student. The book is set to become a core resource for all who wish to embark on a career in teaching deaf and hard of hearing people.

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RNID's vision is of a world where deafness and hearing loss are not barriers to opportunity and fulfilment.
RNID is the largest charity representing the 9 million deaf and hard of hearing people in the UK. As a membership charity, we aim to achieve a radically better quality of life for deaf and hard of hearing people. We do this by campaigning and lobbying vigorously, by raising awareness of deafness and hearing loss, by providing services and through social, medical and technical research.
Please remember RNID in your will and make a real difference.

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A handbook of information, advice and worksheets for tutors with deaf students in their classes.

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