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A Continuum of Communication:

Manually Coded English Systems

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3:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST

Join us on May 26th, 2015

 

Q & A 3:30 pm-3:45 pm

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Description:

During this webinar, we will discuss the history and function of Manually Coded English systems. A variety of different signing systems will be reviewed. We will cover the differences between American Sign Language (ASL), and other signing systems, and how they can be used in conjunction with spoken English to provide a simultaneous visual and auditory language model.

About the Presenters:

Cathy Glover has an undergraduate degree in Deaf education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a Master's degree in Deaf Education from Boston University. She has worked at schools for the deaf in several states, specializing in early childhood education. She has worked for MECDHH for over 10 years as an Early Intervention Specialist /Teacher of the Deaf for deaf and hard of hearing children birth through age 5 and their families.

Amy Spencer is a speech language pathologist and early intervention specialist. She has her masters degree from the University of New Hampshire and completed the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers, and Families: Collaboration and Leadership Certificate Program through Gallaudet University. Amy has worked in early intervention for the past 10 years and currently works at MECDHH as an Early Intervention Specialist/ SLP for deaf and hard of hearing children birth- age 5 and their families.

Who Should Attend?

The target audience for this webinar includes parents, families, caregivers, Child Development Services (CDS) staff, early interventionists, audiologist, pediatricians, speech-language pathologists, Deaf mentors, teachers and anyone else working with families or caregivers of a child who is deaf or hard of hearing.

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