Getting Vocabulary Instruction Right for Children with Hearing Loss

Children with hearing loss demonstrate lower vocabulary knowledge than their peers with normal hearing. In this R2P podcast, publications manager Lorraine Sobson, speaks with researcher Emily Lund about the need to address this problem with methods of vocabulary instruction that work. Emily co-authored the article “Teaching Vocabulary to Preschool Children with Hearing Loss” which appeared in Exceptional Children.


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About the guest:

Emily Lund is an assistant professor at Texas Christian University where she teaches speech to students with hearing loss.



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One comment

  1. Thanks for this podcast.
    As a hearing impaired sped educator
    I had an exceptional english teacher in the 8th grade
    that taught vocabulary explicitly and
    quizzed us every Friday to make sure we as a class
    studied and learned the words.
    He also led us into spelling bees and speech meets
    which I believe are missing in special education
    but think the competition and prize rewards are something
    the students will strive for and lead them to develop better

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