Deafness and Hearing Loss Overview

ThinkSelf - Minnesota Deaf Adult Education and Advocacy ThinkSelf is a statewide ABE consortium (Minnesota-based 501c3 nonprofit)  that serves Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing (DDBHH) learners. We offer Adult…

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Identification and Diagnosis

What is the type of hearing loss? What degree of hearing loss is it? The type and degree of hearing loss determines the method of treatment for the hearing loss.…

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Classroom Challenges

Signs, Symptoms and Effects of Hearing Loss The hard of hearing person may frequently ask people to repeat. The hard of hearing person may provide an inappropriate response to what…

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Instructional Strategies

The following suggestions can help maximize the deaf or hard of hearing student’s learning potential. Create a Visual Learning Environment Classrooms often move at a fast pace. Making sure that…

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Assistive Technologies

Hearing impairments and deafness are two disabilities where assistive technology and accommodation can make an impact on learning potential. Some devices to assist with hearing are: Assistive Listening Devices (ALD)…

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Resources

ThinkSelf, Minnesota's Deaf Adult Basic Education Program 2375 University Avenue West, Suite 110 St. Paul, MN  55114 Education Manager (612) 405-4472 Voice/Videophone  (651) 964-2052 Fax:  (651) 256-1053 http://thinkself.org/ Application for…

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