Description - Helping Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students to Use Spoken Language by Susan R. Easterbrooks
Written by an experienced author and acknowledged leader in the field, this book is: * A single, authoritative source for spoken language foundations, curriculum guides, and best practices * Materials have been tried-and-tested with the deaf and hard of hearing, their teachers and practising professionals * Each chapter includes chapter objectives, questions, summaries, case-studies, problems, bibliographies and appendices.
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Author Biography - Susan R. Easterbrooks
Dr. Susan R. Easterbrooks is a Professor of Deaf Education in the Educational Psychology Department in the College of Education at Georgia State University and has been active in the field of deaf education for over 30 years. Dr. Easterbrooks has been a teacher, clinician, administrator, school psychologist, lecturer, and consultant and has authored numerous articles, chapters, and books on the education of children who are deaf and hard of hearing. She has participated actively on various local, state, and national committees. She currently serves as chair of the committee revising Knowledge and Skills Needed by Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing for the Division for Communicative Disabilities and Deafness of the Council for Exceptional Children. She participated in the development and revision of guidelines for services to students with hearing loss, published by the National Association of State Directors of Special Education and on the Special Needs committee of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Dr. Easterbrooks resides in Gainesville, Georgia with her husband and son. Ellen L. Estes is the Coordinator of the Katherine Hamm Center, an auditory-oral program for children with hearing losses at the Atlanta Speech School (www.atlantaspeechschool.org). She has taught children with hearing losses for 30 years. She is a past-Chair of the International Professional Section of the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. She has written articles, conducted workshops, and advised schools throughout the country on many aspects of the language and literacy development of children who are deaf or hard of hearing. She resides in Powder Springs, Georgia with her children and two very bad dogs.