Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Law & Courts Supreme Court Rules Deaf Student Can Sue School District Over Alleged Failures
The justices rule that the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act does not bar the student's suit for money damages.
Special Education What the Research Says How Do You Sign 'Pi'? New Sign-Language Terms Could Boost Scientific Literacy
Scientists are developing a sign-language lexicon of scientific terms for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
Special Education Supreme Court Seems in Favor of Deaf Student's Right to Sue School District Under the ADA
Miguel Luna Perez was there as the justices weighed issues in his case over his district allegedly failing to provide trained interpreters.
Special Education A Deaf Student Says His School District Failed Him. The Supreme Court Will Decide
Miguel Luna Perez received inadequate assistance for 12 years, his suit says. The high court will decide if he can pursue money damages.
Special Education The Supreme Court Will Decide a Significant Special Education Case
The justices will decide whether families must exhaust special education proceedings when they seek money damages under other federal laws.
School & District Management School Leaders With Disabilities: 'It's Important to Share That You're Not Alone'
Educators say their own experience gives them insight into the needs of students with disabilities and how to support them.
Education Short Film About Deaf Child a Winner and Other Oscar Education Moments
"The Silent Child" wins for best live action short, beating a film about a school bookkeeper who talked down a school shooter in 2013.
Early Childhood Fierce Debate Over Sign-Language Use by Some Deaf Students
A new study suggests long-term use of sign language may hold back the speech and reading skills of children who use cochlear implants to create a sense of sound.
Education Deaf Leopards, of the Arkansas School for the Deaf, Meet Def Leppard
The rock band took a picture with the Deaf Leopards from the Arkansas School for the Deaf, after a petition gathered hundreds of signatures.
Special Education Avatars, Sign-Along Story Apps May Support Literacy for Deaf Students
New research presented at Gallaudet University's first "knowledge festival" highlights new avenues to support literacy for students with hearing loss.
English-Language Learners Bridging Language Gaps for Deaf Children
New research and applications may help young children with both normal hearing and deafness improve their literacy.
Special Education Studies on Deafness Yield Broader Benefits
New research offers clues on deaf children's language development and on other cognitive disorders, such as autism, in both hearing and nonhearing children.
Special Education Arts Program Builds Bridges in Inclusion Program for Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing
Four Seasons A+ Elementary School is a magnet that infuses theater, visual arts, music and dance in all curriculum areas.