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Literacy with Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

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3:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST

March 1st, 2016

 

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

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Description:

During this webinar, Linda Koehler and Donna Casavant will discuss the unique considerations regarding literacy development for students who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify elements of successful literacy programs for students who are deaf or hard of hearing.
  • Describe ways of adapting existing curricula for the needs of students who are deaf or hard of hearing.

About the Presenters:

Linda Koehler received her Master's degree in Deaf Education from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. For the first five years of her career, she taught second grade. She later worked as Teacher of the Deaf in public schools for 14 years, teaching students from kindergarten through high school. She has been a Public School Outreach Consultant for MECDHH for the past five years.

Donna Casavant received her Master’s degree in Deaf Education from Smith College and a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Special Education: Early Intervention from the University of Maine. She has worked as a Teacher of the Deaf in residential and mainstream settings, as a Chemistry and World Language teacher in public schools, and as an Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education Therapist. This is her third year as a Public School Outreach Consultant for MECDHH.

Who Should Attend?

This webinar is designed for all family and school staff members of students who are deaf or hard of hearing in early to middle levels of literacy development. Participants may include parents, classroom teachers, preschool teachers, administrators, speech language pathologists and clinicians, literacy specialists, and educational technicians.

Registration is Required!

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