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Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program

Itinerant Program Design

The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Itinerant Program provides technical support to students, within the general educational environment, whose hearing loss adversely affects their academic performance. This program also provides in-service and support to these students' parents and school personnel on the adverse affects of hearing loss, assistive technology support and classroom strategies, including accommodations and modifications to promote student success.

The services Itinerant Teachers provide are designed to enable students to become active and independent learners. Services can be both direct and consultative, and include auditory training, speechreading, pre-teaching, expressive/receptive language development, compensatory strategy development, assistive technology, self-advocacy and identification of resources. The Itinerant Teacher is a vital liaison to the to the educational team in facilitating an optimal learning environment for deaf and hard of hearing students in the general educational curriculum.


Program Supervisor:
Brenda Schmidt
(708) 342-5387

Program Secretary
Rita Svane
Program Locations and Calendars:

Oakwood School
1130 Kim Place
Lemont, Illinois 60439
(630) 257-2286
District 113A Calendar

Old Quarry School
16100 127th Street
Lemont, Illinois 60439
(630) 257-2286, ext. 4101
District 113A Calendar

River Valley School
15425 127th Street
Lemont, IL 60439
District 113A Calendar

Lemont High School
800 Porter Street
Lemont, Illinois 60439
(630) 257-5838
District 210 Calendar


Role of the Itinerant

Classroom Strategies

DHH Program Information:

DHH Early Childhood
DHH Elementary
DHH Junior High
DHH High School
DHH Itinerant Program Design

Role of the Itinerant
Classroom Strategies

DHH Audiological Review Committee
DHH Resources
DHH Forms


Southwest Cook County Cooperative Association for Special Education
6020 W. 151st Street  | Oak Forest, IL 60452
(Telephone) 708-687-0900 | (TTY) 708-687-2151
(Fax) 708-687-5695

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