Students who are deaf and hard of hearing and use sign language: considerations and strategies for developing spoken language and literacy skills.

  title={Students who are deaf and hard of hearing and use sign language: considerations and strategies for developing spoken language and literacy skills.},
  author={Debra Nussbaum and Bettie Waddy-Smith and Jane Doyle},
  journal={Seminars in speech and language},
  volume={33 4},
There is a core body of knowledge, experience, and skills integral to facilitating auditory, speech, and spoken language development when working with the general population of students who are deaf and hard of hearing. There are additional issues, strategies, and challenges inherent in speech habilitation/rehabilitation practices essential to the population of deaf and hard of hearing students who also use sign language. This article will highlight philosophical and practical considerations… 

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