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EDDH 500. Characteristics Learners With Hearing Ls. (3).

This course provides an introduction to the characteristics and education of diverse learners with a hearing loss, ages birth to 21. Topics include the history of deaf education, current research and trends, legal issues in deaf education, behavior management, professional resources, universal design for learning (UDL), ethical challenges, and their application to today's children and youth who are deaf or hard of hearing. Each lesson in the course constitutes a separate, discrete topic of importance in our field. Candidates will reflect on their experiences observing schools, programs, organizations, and companies for the deaf, meeting adults with hearing loss, and how new technologies and Universal Design for Learning impact diverse learners with hearing loss, including those with additional disabilities and English language learners.