101 Bloor Street West
Toronto ON, M5S 0A1
P: 416-961-8800
Toll Free (Canada and U.S.A.): 1-888-534-2222
F: 416-961-8822

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Teaching Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

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Teachers who successfully complete this program can be assigned to teach students who are deaf or hard of hearing in Ontario.

The program consists of two academic semesters and a practicum of at least 400 hours.

Program content includes:

  • communication in American Sign Language (ASL) or Langue des signes québécoise (LSQ)
  • aural and oral communication.

The Teaching Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing program is designed to prepare College members for the following roles, either with school boards or Provincial Schools for the Deaf

  • itinerant teacher
  • teacher of a class of students who are deaf or hard of hearing.

The program also prepares members to take on a position of responsibility as a specialist. The specialist qualification may be awarded to candidates who complete one year of successful teaching in one or more positions of responsibility requiring the qualification.

101 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON, M5S 0A1

Client Services:

Telephone: 416.961.8800

Toll-Free (Canada and U.S.A.): 1.888.534.2222


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Telephone: 437.880.3000

Toll-Free (Canada and U.S.A.): 1.833.966.5588


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