K-12 Support Services

Louisiana School for the Deaf Outreach Services: K-12 Support Services, serving educators statewide

K-12 support services are available to school districts, LEAs, and educational professionals serving deaf and hard of hearing children. Consultations are available to provide support regarding students’ IEPs, accessibility in the classroom environment, and to the curriculum, language development, and more. To request a consult or visit, please use the form available here.

Check out our current professional development offerings below! For further offerings or requests, contact Dr. Natalie Delgado at ndelgado@lsdvi.org 

Professional Development Offerings

WATCH IT HERE: Deaf Education 101

The Outreach Department at the Louisiana School for the Deaf (LSD) is now offering professional development for districts statewide. Teachers, administrators, and related service professionals can learn from our Outreach team and network at no cost

The first professional development offering is titled Deaf Education 101, and provides a broad overview of how to serve Deaf and hard of hearing students of all ages, hearing levels, and language levels. It covers:

  • An overview of Deaf Education and its major roles
  • Common misconceptions about Deaf Education and deaf and hard of hearing students
  •  Supporting your deaf and hard of hearing students' linguistic and communication levels
  • Language and communication pathways for deaf and hard of hearing students
  • Working with amplification such as hearing aids and cochlear implants
  • How to appropriately interact with deaf and hard of hearing students (and staff!)
  • Common and recommended accommodations for deaf and hard of hearing students, and how to implement them in an IEP

For more information on how to set up additional training for you or your staff members, contact Dr. Natalie Delgado at ndelgado@lsdvi.org.

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