Equipment to Use||
Who Should Use the Microphone|
|Soundfield/CADS*; Personal Systems|
|Soundfield/CADS; Personal Systems|
Pass the microphones to each speaker.
|Giving directions prior to independent or small group work||Soundfield/CADS; Personal Systems|
|Small Group Work: 1 student with hearing loss|
|Pass among the other members of the student's group as they take turns talking.|
Small Group Work: Multiple students with hearing loss all synched or connected to the same frequency or network
If students with hearing loss are in the same group, use the personal system.
If not, do not use either system.
If the students are in the same group: Pass among the other members of the student's group as they take turns talking.
|Small Groups: Multiple students with hearing loss all synched or connected to different frequencies/ networks||Personal system with multiple transmitters***||Pass between the leader and participants in the students' groups as they take turns talking.|
School Assembly or Special Visitor
|Personal system; Soundfield/CADS or school PA system|
Pass between speakers.
|Giving directions for written tests||Soundfield/CADS; Personal system||Teacher|
|While students take written tests||Nothing|| |
Traveling from one class to another
|Student should bring the personal transmitter to the next teacher**.|| |
Personal system or Nothing
|If the speech room has good acoustics, HAT may not be needed. If, however, the room has a great deal of background noise then the Speech Language Pathologist should wear the mic; Pass from person to person if there are multiple speakers in a group.|
|Special Classes (art, gym, music, etc.)||Personal system to go with students**.||Instructor|
Standardized speech and language testing (ex: PLAI, PLS,
|Speech Language Pathologist or Test Administrator|
Written standardized testing (ex: ACT, SAT)
While reading directions: Soundfield/CADS; Personal system
While testing: None