When Steve found out about Clint and his hearing aids, he was immediately reminded of a few kids he used to pal around with in Brooklyn who were either Deaf or hard of hearing, and Steve had learned some sign from them. Clint helped him brush up on the ASL that he knew (he even taught him even more) and now they communicate a lot via ASL.
Conversational Fluency (5): Emotional Fitness Training blog provides a resource to give to caregivers and individuals with hearing loss. This handout outlines strategies to use when speaking to an individual with a hearing loss. By using some of these strategies, some of the secondary behaviors associated with the WHO model may be eliminated (Tye-Murray, 2015, c. 1).