Source:King Khalid University - Media Center
The university's Assistant Supervisor of the Center for Persons with Disabilities, Dr. Sirin Talal Al-Bakri, gave a lecture about the appropriate teaching methods for deaf students and the importance of understanding the role and responsibilities of faculty members. She explained that supporting deaf students through academic accommodation makes a big difference in their college experience.
Dr. Al-Bakri also explained that these special students fall into one of two categories, hearing impaired or hearing loss. There are different teaching strategies for each. Those students with a hearing impairment usually communicate using a range of strategies that depend on each individual's hearing capacity. Sound can be enhanced using hearing devices, or by microphones or loudspeakers in the classroom....MORE