Serving Deaf Individuals in Rural Communities

This resource from the National Deaf Center provides information on how to support deaf individuals in rural communities. The 4-page document "... briefly summarizes the research surrounding unique needs/challenges of deaf individuals in rural communities." The following are specific topics the resource covers:

  • Resource Limitations Affect Deaf Individuals in Rural Areas
  • Risk Factors for Mental Health andc Social Isolation
  • Potential Solutions to Serving Deaf Individuals in Rural Areas

Potential solutions for these challenges include electronic and online technology, co-teaching, and itinerant teachers.

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Date Of Record Release
April 28th at 11:08am (W3C-DTF)
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