1) Write an essay (500 words) describing the impact of visual and hearing impairments on a person’s development and academic achievement. Describe how humans hear and see and discuss the legal and educational definition of both. Also explain the types, degrees, and the causes of each.
2) Develop a lesson plan for a fictitious student who has a hearing or visual impairment. Include in the lesson plan goals/objectives, accommodations/modifications, strategies, assessments, and activities. Also include a brief description of the student (include age, grade, disability, strength, and weakness).
3) Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the GCU APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is required
4) Submit both parts of the assignment as one deliverable.
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Visual and hearing impairments affect the quality of life. This can results in lower self-rated health, decreased physical and emotional functioning and lower socialization. The impairments can also challenge a person in everyday activities such are movements, interactions and learning. The mechanisms of impairments are complex and diverse and can affect a person from birth or they could be acquired later in life. No matter what the cause is there are several legal and educational definitions for these conditions.
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