Term

Summer 2017

Capstone

Capstone Project

Degree Name

MALED

Facilitator(s)

Maggie Struck

Content Expert

Jessica Denter

Abstract

Students who are deaf or hard of hearing come to school with limitations to learning that the average student does not have. Being able to hear words and sounds is an important part of learning to spell those words. This paper will identify some characteristics in the development of learning word syllable recognition and phonics, as well as, strategies to help improve learning for students who are deaf and hard of hearing by using the Orton-Gillingham Approach. The OrtonGillingham Approach uses a multisensory strategy that includes audio, visual, and feeling to help solidify word recognition and spelling. Although the approach was intended for students with dyslexia I feel it can benefit students who are deaf and hard of hearing.

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Curriculum

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