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Communication Methods for Communicating with Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Communication methods for communicating with deaf and hard of hearng people (and language development) including auditory verbal, bilingual bicultural, cued speech, pidgin signed english, sign language, signed exact english, speech therapy, speechreading/lipreading, and total communication.
  1. Cued Speech (3)
  2. Sign Language
  3. Speech Communication (4)

Communicating with Deaf and Hard of Hearing People
Communicating with deaf and hard of hearing people involves more than just sign language as an option.

AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language
AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language provides support and information for those who use the auditory-verbal method.

Bilingual-Bicultural
The bilingual-bicultural method, including schools utilizing this method.

Pidgin Signed English
Information and resources on pidgin signed english (PSE).

Signing Exact English
Information and resources on signing exact english (SEE).

Total Communication
Information and resources on total communication.

Feeling Left Out Because of Hearing Loss
Deaf and hard of hearing people often face being "left out" in social and family events. How do they cope with it? Here About.com readers share their personal strategies.

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