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Deaf Plus 

The term “deaf plus” is frequently used to describe a DHH child with one or more additional disabilities. 30%-40% of the DHH community falls in that category.

The following information on serving children who are Deaf Plus was written by Andrea Mills Blackwood and Lynne Price as part of the 2014-2015 Teacher Tools membership year:

Connect to the Curriculum      Universal Design for Learning
Using Object Schedules    Assessments    Story-Based Lessons
Multiple Challenges = Multiple Opportunities



Gallaudet Research Institute (December 2005). Regional and National Summary Report of Data from the 2004 – 2005 Annual Survey of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children and Youth.  Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet Research  Institute, Gallaudet University.


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