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Do You Hear What I Hear? An Intermediate to Advanced Self-Advocacy Skills Program

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As students face new situations, their need for additional strategies increases. Recognizing what accommodations are available, and when each is most appropriate, is a skill that empowers students.

Grade 7 - 9 students in this twelve-week foundation program will have the opportunity to:

  • Examine accommodations and access needs as a person who is Deaf or Hard of Hearing
  • Practice sharing about their hearing levels
  • Explore challenges they experience and generate possible solutions
  • Investigate the meaning of self-advocacy in a variety of contexts
  • Explore communication breakdown and associated repair strategies