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Mount View, Video Resource, Getting the Message 4, 7 Rules for Good Communication


The resource, 7 Rules for Good Communication, was produced by the staff and students of Mount View Deaf Facility at Mount View PS as part of the Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI), Resource Development Projects 2011-12.

This resource aims to raise school community awareness about effective communication strategies for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Based on the students’ own experiences, the video resource features seven communication breakdown scenarios and suggestions for avoiding these communication pitfalls. It provides the viewer with valuable insights, highlighting the need for sensitivity when dealing with students who have specific communication needs. It is highly recommended for use at key educational transition points.

Also available produced by Mount View Deaf Facility are:


 Getting the Message 2, Classroom Strategies



 Getting the Message 3, Dealing with Noisy Situations



 Getting the Message 4, & Rules for Good Communication