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 Deaf and Hard of Hearing

A student who is deaf or hard of hearing is one who exhibits a hearing loss, whether permanent or fluctuating, that interferes with the acquisition or maintenance of auditory skills necessary for the normal development of speech, language, and academic achievement. [Refer to 34 CFR 300.7 (3), (5)]

Staff Contact

Dr. Frank Nesbit, Ed: K-12 
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program Consultant
1870 Twin Towers East
205 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive SE
Atlanta, GA 30334
Tel: (404) 844-8741
Fax: (404) 651-6457

IKAN Presented in Sign Language:

The Individual Knowledge Assessment of Number (IKAN) is available on the web by going to The Accessible Materials Project (AMP) team at Atlanta Area School for the Deaf has created an accessible version of this assessment.  The signed version is available at There is a practice test as well as the actual assessment available.  Use the practice test to get students used to the format of the test before giving the actual assessment.


Online Resources: