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Deaf and Hard of Hearing (1st-5th)

The Mountain View center-based D/HH program is a unique program that serves students preschool through fifth grade.  The D/HH program provides a full continuum of service delivery.  Services range from being fully mainstreamed to self-contained classes.  Our program is based on the total communication philosophy, not method, which embraces all communication choices and utilizes the approaches that are most effective for each individual student.  At this time, the program includes 65 students with mild to profound hearing losses.  

The students have a variety of primary communication modalities ranging from aural/oral to English-based to ASL.  Each child's communication mode is respected and encouraged.  In general, the sign system utilized for instruction and interpreting is C.A.S.E. (Conceptually Accurate Signed English).  There is also strong emphasis on the develpment of each child's auditory, speech, and speechreading skills.  Deaf role models, a Deaf studies program, organized social events with multi-age D/HH students, and sign classes for families, are all part of the program.  Five Adams County school districts have an option to refer students to Mountain View, which is considered an "inter-district" or "center" school for the D/HH population.  District 12 also offers center programs at the Middle and High School levels.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing (1st-5th) Classrooms

Mr. Fullam's Class

Subject: General Education
Hi! My name is Michael Fullam. Most people know me as Mr. Mike This is my second year teaching at Mountain View. I love being part of such an amazing D/HH team! I am originally from Philadelphia. My wife and I moved to this beautiful state in 2016...

Ms. Kovacs' Class

Subject: Reading
Welcome to my class page! I work with the mainstreamed students in first through fifth grade. My students are in the mainstream classroom for the majority of their day. I love going into each classroom to support the students in the general...

Ms. Murray's Class

Subject: Math, Reading
In my class, D/HH students in Kindergarten, First, and Second Grades receive Tier III support for learning Literacy and Math Concepts.  As a D/HH classroom, students also receive instruction in Self-Advocacy to assist them in acquiring essential...