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Teaching Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

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Teaching Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing – ASL/LSQ Communication  or Teaching Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing – Aural and Oral Communication. This additional qualification is a specialist qualification.

Successful completion of the program enables a teacher to be assigned to teach students who are deaf or hard of hearing in Ontario. Teachers may specialize during the program earning a qualification as either:

  • Teaching Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing – ASL/ LSQ Communication
  • Teaching Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing – Aural/ Oral Communication.

The Teaching Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing program is designed to prepare members of the College for a role in school boards as an itinerant teacher, teacher of a class of students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, in a school board or at the Provincial Schools for the Deaf and for positions of responsibility as specialists.

The program consists of two academic semesters and a practicum of at least forty (40) days. Candidates are required to complete one year of successful teaching experience in one or more positions requiring the qualification before being rewarded the qualification.

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