At least in my corner of the world, back to school time is here. Whether you’re the parent who is still cleaning out backpacks from last year, or you’ve had the supply list checked off for weeks, you’re doing it.
And what better way to start off the year than with a round up of back to school resources for kiddos and families working toward listening and spoken language outcomes.
Mighty Voice Resources
I’ve been steadily adding resources to the free Listening and Spoken Language resource library, including *new* back to school resources just added today.
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Here’s what you can find in the Resource Library. The links are posts where I discuss more information or ideas about each topic.
- Back to School Quick Guide
- Back to School Parent Checklist
- Daily Listening Equipment Checklist
- Self Advocacy Skills Checklist for Toddlers
- Self Advocacy Skills Checklist for Preschoolers
- Example One Page School Introduction Handout
Resources from around the web
- Hearing Technology Coloring Pages from TOD on Wheels: Great cochlear implant and hearing aid coloring pages, and simple explanations of hearing loss. These would be awesome if you’re doing a presentation in your child’s classroom.
- Tips from the Trenches from Hearing First-Hearing First has a great compilation of resources for working effectively with your child’s educational team.
- Tips for Teachers handout from Songs for Sound
- Rebuilding Burnt Bridges from Hands & Voices–In case your school relationships aren’t exactly what you wish they could be.
- Tips for Successful Inclusion from Hands & Voices
- Valli Gideon’s post with a letter to her child’s IEP Team with things she wants them to know about her daughter, beyond just her hearing loss