Tip #1: Singing provides a good sense of rhythm, and the tone helps children with hearing loss recognize the melody in speech.


DePaul School has school psychological services available to all students and their parents. The school psychologist works with the staff at DePaul to ensure the best outcomes for each student through evaluation, individual and group counseling, social skills education and general observation. Additionally, DePaul’s school psychologist facilitates a monthly Parent Support Group for parents of children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

The areas addressed by the school psychologist include:

• Psychoeducational evaluation/reevaluation (for academics and behavior)
• Individual and group counseling
• Consultation for behavior/academic concerns with parents/staff
• Social skills instruction for students
• Member of IEP teams
• Observation for behavior/academic concerns
• Participant in education and support groups for parents

girls counseling

Tip #3: Kids do not learn language from watching TV; they learn by interacting with people.