DHH Itinerant Program Design
The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Itinerant Program provides technical support to students, within the general educational environment, whose hearing loss adversely affects their academic performance. This program also provides in-service and support to these students' parents and school personnel on the adverse affects of hearing loss, assistive technology support and classroom strategies, including accommodations and modifications to promote student success.
The services Itinerant Teachers provide are designed to enable students to become active and independent learners. Services can be both direct and consultative, and include auditory training, speechreading, pre-teaching, expressive/receptive language development, compensatory strategy development, assistive technology, self-advocacy and identification of resources. The Itinerant Teacher is a vital liaison to the to the educational team in facilitating an optimal learning environment for deaf and hard of hearing students in the general educational curriculum.