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Clerc Center Offers New Webcast: "Focusing on Early Accessible Language with Deaf/HH Babies"

Focusing on Early Accessible Language A NEW webcast offered by the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center!



After years in pediatric audiology and working with families, two experts share the areas for consideration by families related to early accessible language for deaf and hard of hearing babies.

This 30-minute video presents information for families interested in learning more about supporting their deaf or hard of hearing child's language and communication development as early as possible.

It addresses the following three areas:

  • What We Know About Language Access for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children
  • What We Know About Language Access for All Children
  • Recommended Opportunities to Support Your Child's Language Acquisition

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE WEBCAST LINK

MORE RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES CAN BE FOUND HERE: https://www3.gallaudet.edu/Documents/Clerc/webcasts/ResourcesforFamilies.pdf
 
Click on images below to watch the recorded live panels! All Webcast can be accessed with American Sign Language, spoken English & captions.

Accessible Language - Families

Accessible Language - Professionals

ADDITIONAL LINKS...

Maximizing Language Acquisition in ASL and Spoken English


This 14-minute video, condensed for families from a Clerc Center   professional training webcast, expands on important ingredients essential   to language learning. It focuses on the importance of language being   accessible and abundant in a child's life, and a child being able to interact   with a language for learning and social interaction. It also highlights   common misconceptions that sometimes mistakenly drive language and   communication practices in early intervention programs.

Language Learning Through the Eye and Ear

This 13-minute video, condensed for families from a Clerc Center   professional training webcast, addresses language acquisition from a   linguistic perspective. It shares important information about the language   acquisition process and "take home messages" related to how babies   seek   language patterns, whether signed or spoken.

Learning Opportunities

The Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center offers onsite and   online training and technical assistance to families, educators, and other   professionals working with children who are deaf and hard of hearing. VISIT: https://www3.gallaudet.edu/clerc-center/learning-opportunities.html