Deaf students may experience difficulty accessing communication during interactions when masks are required. When discussing classroom accommodations with deaf students, work together to also identify tools and strategies for impromptu meetings such as at service counters, dorms, social interactions, and more. Some options to explore may include:
Using text, such as a pen and paper or messaging on a cellphone, tablet or computer.
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