Tips

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Tips for Communicating with Deaf or Hard of Hearing Children:

• Get the person’s attention before speaking.
• Be sure to face the person you’re speaking with.
• Avoid background noise.
• Speak clearly at adequate volume and moderate speed.
• Pointing, natural gestures and facial expressions can help.
• Learn sign language

Correct Language re Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons

http://www.viu.ca/humanrights/docs/AWaywithWordsandImages-Disabilitypage2.pdf

http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/eng/disability/arc/words_images.shtml

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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