Originally Posted by shel90
I know u weren't saying it literally. Of course u won't go up to a teacher and slap him her. I just wish there was a way to educated all these teachers who have no working knowledge of deaf children and make these kinds of comments to them. Then the child internalizes those negative labels or comments. It happens too often. I had wanted to be a consultant to public schools providing in
I agree it would be nice if the staff had better knowledge about the ramifications of being DHH, both academically and socially. I'd say that's one of the biggest problems with mainstreaming. Often times they (the teachers) just don't get it.