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March 10, 2021

The Critical Role of Teachers of the Deaf on Interdisciplinary Teams


March 10, 2021—With 30 years of experience working with children who use CIs, Judy Sexton, chief program officer for Clarke, relies on interdisciplinary teams of professionals to support and guide children and their families through the process of learning to listen and speak.

Advances in cochlear implant technology, medical expertise and clinical support have positively changed the developmental trajectory of children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Having a teacher of the deaf (TOD) on their interdisciplinary team is critical to their success.

Read more about the important role and expertise of a TOD in the Hearing Journal.