Description of Learning to Listen/Listening to Learn
This resource is for teachers and everyone who works with or cares about children who are visually impaired. Learning to Listen/Listening to Learn
is the first comprehensive book to address the systematic development of skills in listening for and interpreting auditory information. Listening skills are a crucial but often-overlooked area of instruction for children who are visually impaired and may have multiple disabilities; they relate to the expanded core curriculum for students and are essential to literacy, independent travel, and sensory and cognitive development. Learning to Listen/Listening to Learn
- Targeted information written by authors on critical topics in teaching listening skills to students who are visually impaired.
- Numerous focused, concrete methods for developing specific listening skills appropriate at different age levels.
- Practical strategies that can be put to immediate use, presented in a user-friendly format that highlights essential information.
- Valuable charts that outline skills to target for instruction, and a helpful assessment checklist.