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Posts tagged with "communication"

But You Don't Understand!

Posted by Pamela M. Jones on Monday, May 6, 2013

Supporting Students (and Students' Families) With Health Issues In January Child Life faculty member Deb Vilas wrote a wonderful post for us titled: When Chronic Illness Comes to School. We felt the topic was of such importance we've decide to continue the theme here. Students who present with health issues, ...


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'That's Not Appropriate!'

Posted by Valentine Burr on Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013

Recently I have had several animated conversations with teachers and soon-to-be-teachers about this phrase (and versions of it). Since it has been rattling around in my head, I've decided to tackle it here. "That's not appropriate," is one of those common teacher phrases that can become like breathing. It's language ...


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More Ways to Use Sign in the Classroom

Posted by Valentine Burr on Monday, Mar 11, 2013

Pam's recent post on using Americal Sign Language (ASL) has had me on the look out for examples in action. It didn't take long. Last week I was visiting a 3rd grade inclusion classroom in a public school and saw this poster at the front of the room. It reads: ...


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I Won’t Talk & You Can’t Make Me!

Posted by Pamela M. Jones on Sunday, Mar 3, 2013

How Sign Language Can Support Your Students' Behavior and Communication The ASL sign for the letter "B" Fists are pounding on the table. Screams and unintelligible sounds are all that you can hear. Unifix cubes are being lobbed across the room. Sound familiar, even slightly? This scene could describe myriad ...


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