Teachers may use the tools below for professional development or to enhance their support for students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH).
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The Michigan Department of Education has partnered with several out-of-state institutions of higher education that have teacher preparation programs to deliver an online endorsement program that will permit certified teachers to obtain an additional endorsement on their Michigan teaching certificate in DHH. The program is managed through the Aquinas College School of Education.
The Michigan School Professionals for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (MSPSDHH) developed a list of potential job responsibilities for teacher consultants.
This Gallaudet University guide helps classroom teachers collaborate with and understand the role of interpreters in the classroom. To receive the guide, fill out a quick survey and the guide will be emailed to you.
This document describes essential program elements and features that must be considered when designing appropriate services for students who are DHH. The guidelines represent best practices from the field.