Students who are deaf or hard of hearing (D/HH) may require support to access the general education curriculum. The Oakland Schools teacher consultants for students who are deaf or hard of hearing provide direct and consultation services in accordance with student's Individual Education Plan (IEP). Local districts must request services by completing a District Service Request (DSR) and submitting necessary documentation.
Service delivery may include:
Instruction in auditory skills, language development, and self advocacy
Consultation with educational staff and families regarding accommodations and hearing assistive technology
Training and support regarding use of hearing assistive technology
Evaluation for eligibility in collaboration with local district staff