project focussed on designing a program to develop skills in deaf and hard of
hearing students related to the following core areas:
Joining In – how to approach others in the classroom and playground
Understanding and interpreting non-verbal cues
Learning strategies to assist becoming a ‘good listener’
Learning strategies to assist becoming a ‘good speaker’
Dealing with conflict – Managing my feelings and emotion
Conflict resolution – How can I achieve an outcome that helps both people?
Anxiety – Developing strategies to manage this in the classroom and playground
Bullying – Understanding it’s various forms and developing strategies to deal with it
Resilience – How to ‘cope’ and deal with issues that don’t turn out how I want
hoped that a web-based program will be available for practitioners to use in
the near future.
further information on this project please contact staff at the Eastwood Deaf