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Next Event | Jul 31

Sign with Me–A Program for Parents-Webinar

​​​​This session will provide an introduction to the Sign with Me program. Sign with Me is an American Sign Language (ASL) curriculum designed to help the entire family to learn to communicate in sign. Based on principles of language development, the series begins with words and phrases appropriate for toddlers. To benefit from the program partici...
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calendarAug 08
Developing Phonological Awareness Using Fingerspelling - Two Day Seminar
​​​Professor Brenda Schick, from the Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Colorado Boulder, will present her recent research on an educational intervention that develops phonological awareness through the use of fingerspelling by young chil...
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calendarAug 08
Developing Phonological Awareness through Fingerspelling-Two Day Seminar
​​​​​​Professor Brenda Schick, from the Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Colorado Boulder, will present her recent research on an educational intervention that develops phonological awareness through the use of fingerspelling by young c...
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calendarAug 10
The Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA)-Twilight Event
​​​​The Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) focuses on supporting the unique skills required for sign interpretation in the educational setting. A highly qualified interpreter is required to provide basic access to the classroom. W...
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calendarAug 17
Conductive Hearing Loss in Children and Young People-Four Part Webinar
​​​​​​Often undiagnosed hearing loss resulting from ear disease can impede learning and may affect long-term life outcomes. The inability to follow what is said at school affects understanding and leads children to be non-respons...
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