Natural Aural Approach: Guide

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Supporting the Curriculum

The development of literacy skills across curriculum and higher level thinking skills is most easily assimilated when actively participating and engaging in dialogue with an age appropriate peer group.  Such skills include, comparing, predicting, justifying and dealing with abstract concepts and are essential if the child is to meet his/her educational potential.


Supporting Reading within a Natural Aural Approach Sue Lewis

Reading and writing in the natural aural approach Sue Lewis


Evidence of achievement within a Natural Aural Approach

Deaf children who learn to speak naturally have the language skills to go on and develop literacy skills     


Lewis S and Hostler (1998).  Some outcomes of mainstream education

Susan Gregory BATOD  Social and Emotional Development of Deaf Children

Helen Chilton - 2019 Theory of mind and deaf children

Helen Chilton  2017  Tricks, lies and mistakes: identifying Theory of Mind concepts within storybooks shared with deaf children