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Noise Reduction in the Classroom
Noise Reduction in the Classroom refers to any adjustment made to the classroom environment that reduces the amount of noise that is apparent while students learn throughout the school day (e.g., attaching sports balls/latex-free soft tips to chair and desk legs to muffle movement, preferential seating away from distractible noises).
Auditory Equipment Self-Help
Auditory Equipment Self-Help is a self-monitoring strategy in which a student is encouraged to recognize and report equipment issues with personal hearing devices (e.g., hearing aids, cochlear implants, FM Systems) using self-advocacy statements, such as “My batteries are dead” or “I’m having signal malfunctions.” A teacher first introduces common issues