Jean Sachar Moog, MSSH

Lecturer in Audiology and Communication Sciences


Deaf Education



Degree Program

Master of Science in Deaf Education (MSDE)

Additional Titles

  • Founding Director, The Moog Center for Deaf Education

Related Links

Mailing Address


  • AB (Deaf Education): Smith College (1955)
  • MSSH (Deaf Education): Washington University in St. Louis (1964)

Board Certifications

  • Council on Education of the Deaf (CED)
  • Alexander Graham Bell Association Listening and Spoken Language Specialist (LSLS)

Research Interests

Listening and spoken language, teacher training, curriculum and instruction, teaching speech and language to children who are deaf or hard of hearing


Moog, J.S. (1998). “Auditory-Oral Education: Making a difference for children with cochlear implants” in Cochlear Implants, A Handbook, ed. Tucker, B.P., McFarland & Company, Inc., Jefferson, NC.

Moog, J.S. and Geers, A.E. (1999). “Speech and Language Acquisition in Young Children After Implantation” in Early Identification and Intervention of Hearing-Impaired Infants, ed. Hern, K. and McDaniel, S. The Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America. W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia.

Moog, J.S. (2002). “Changing Expectations for Children with Cochlear Implants,” Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology, Vol. 111, No. 5, 138-142.

Moog, J.S. and Geers, A.E. (2003). Epilogue: Major Findings, Conclusions and Implications for Deaf Education in Ear and Hearing Monograph, 24.

Moog, J.S. (2003). Teaching Activities for Children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing: A Practical Guide for Teachers, Moog Center for Deaf Education

Moog, J.S. (2007). The Auditory-Oral Approach: A Professional Perspective. In S. Schwartz Choices in Deafness: A Parents’ Guide to Communication Options. Woodbine House, Bethesda, MD.

Moog, J. S. and Stein, K. K., Teaching Deaf Children to Talk in Contemporary Issues in Communication Science and Disorders, Vol. 35, 133-142, 2008.

Hayes, H., Geers, A. E., Treiman, R. and Moog, J. S., Receptive Vocabulary Development in Deaf Children with Cochlear Implants: Achievement in an Intensive Audiotory-Oral Educational Setting, Ear & Hearing, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2009.

Geers, A. E., Moog, J. S., Biedenstein, J. J., Brenner, C. and Hayes, H., Spoken Language Scores of Children Using Cochlear Implants Compared to Hearing Age-Mates at School Entry, Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Advance Access, 2009.

Moog, J.S. and Geers, A.E., Early Educational Placement and Later Language Outcomes for Children With Cochlear Implants, (2010) Otology & Neurology, Vol. 31: 1315-1319.

Geers, A. E., Strube, M. J., Tobey, E. A., Pisoni, D. B. and Moog, J. S., Epilogue: Factors Contributing to Long-Term Outcomes of Cochlear
Implantation in Early Childhood, Ear and Hearing, Vol. 31, No. 1, Supplement 2011.

Moog, J. S., Geers, A. E., Gustus, C. G. and Brenner, C. A., Psychosocial Adjustment in Adolescents Who Have Used Cochlear Implants Since Preschool, Ear and Hearing, Vol. 31, No. 1, Supplement 2011.

Geers, A. E., Tobey, E. A. and Moog, J. S., Long-Term Outcomes of Cochlear Implantation in Early Childhood, Ear and Hearing, Vol. 31, No. 1, Supplement 2011.

Flexer, C., Goldberg, D., Moog, J.S., “What is the history of the Listening and Spoken Language Specialist certification?” 101 Frequently Asked Questions About Auditory-Verbal Practice, ed. Warren Estabrooks, AG Bell Association, 2012.