Sep 032012

DHH Guidelines and VA Communication Plan updates now available for Department of Education In Virginia for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

Just in time for the 2012-13 school year!

The Virginia Department of Education’s publication, Guidelines for Working with Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in Virginia Public Schools   has been updated! The 2012 version is available on VDOE’s website.

This 2012 update reflects current regulations, terminology, demographic and best practice information “ to enhance the provision of services to students who are deaf or hard of hearing in order to support their educational goals.” Appendices to the  Guidelines include updated suggested resources for instruction, assessment and service provision .   Appendix F:  Virginia Communication Plan   for a Student Who Is Deaf or Hard of Hearing  (revised) is available as a Word file as well.

Both documents may be accessed on VDOE’s website:
At this link, click on Resources  – Bullet 4 for the Guidelines  and the Virginia Communication Plan .

Documents may also be found at:   Type the title in the “Search” box.

– Thanks to many DHHSC Readers