Role of Speech Language Therapy in Academic Achievements of Students with Hearing Impairment at Special Education Schools and Centers

Authors

  • Fatima Waqar M. Phil Scholar Institute of Special Education, University of Punjab, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Dr. Ghulam Fatima Associate Professor, Institute of Special Education, University of Punjab, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Sehrish Riaz PhD Scholar, Institute of Special Education, University of Punjab, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2023(7-III)45

Keywords:

Academic Performance, Disability, Education, Speech & Language Therapy, Techniques, Therapies

Abstract

This study is conducted to explore the role of speech language therapy in academic achievement of students with hearing impairment at special education schools and centers. The central purpose of the study is to identify the effects of speech and language therapy on hearing impaired students’ learning and on their grades. Highlight how speech therapy helps in communication development of H.I students. This study suggests some measures which may be helpful in overcoming the communication complications experienced by the hearing impaired students in classroom. It also provides a guideline to teachers how they can improve coordination with H.I students. A quantitative research was used to conduct this study. The population of study was comprised of the speech therapists and teachers of students with hearing impairment. A self-developed and validated questionnaire based on five-point Likert scale was used to collect data. Data was analyzed by SPSS. The results of the entire study concluded that speech and language difficulties have an impact on children with hearing impairments' academic performance and that speech therapists are essential for H.I students' academic performance. Each student receives the knowledge and opportunities necessary to realize their full academic potential from speech therapists. According to the information presented, speech therapists have employed a variety of techniques and therapies to help students reach their academic goals.

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Published

2023-09-13

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Waqar, F., Fatima, G., & Riaz, S. (2023). Role of Speech Language Therapy in Academic Achievements of Students with Hearing Impairment at Special Education Schools and Centers. Pakistan Languages and Humanities Review, 7(3), 526–536. https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2023(7-III)45