National Deaf Awareness Week 4-11 May 2015

National Deaf Awareness Week 4-11 May 2015

NDCS – 11 tips for communicating with a deaf child
1. Find out how they communicate
2. Get their attention
3. Face them when you’re talking
4. Speak clearly and naturally
5. Watch your mouth
6. Use visual cues, where possible
7. Make it clear what the topic of conversation is
8. Stand with your face to the light
9. Speak one at a time
10. Reduce background noise
11. Never give up or say “I’ll tell you later”

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