Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
News and Notables - April 7, 2014
Register for Our Upcoming Webcast with Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto
The Clerc Center presents a webcast with Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto from Gallaudet University's Brain and Language Laboratory sharing her research on human language acquisition and the implications for deaf and hard of hearing children.
Two Clerc Center Webinars Now Available for Viewing
"Strategies to Prevent Visual Split-Attention with Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing," with Dr. Susan Mather, and "How Early Intervention Can Make a Difference: Research and Trends," with Dr. Beth Benedict, are now available for viewing here.
Coming Soon Odyssey 2014
The next issue of Odyssey, available in May, will focus on how schools, professionals, and families are establishing and maintaining high expectations for deaf and hard of hearing students. Sign up for your copy today!
Stop By and Say Hello at a Clerc Center Exhibit
Find out what upcoming conferences we will be attending so you can chat with our representatives and learn about the latest resources from the Clerc Center.
The Alice Cogswell and Anne Sullivan Macy Act
On February 12, 2014, a comprehensive bill that will reform education for deaf and hard of hearing and blind and visually impaired students was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. Read more about it here.
Announcing a New VL2 Storybook App
The classic Aesop's fable about the boy who cried wolf is brought to life in a new medium with vivid American Sign Language storytelling and accompanied by detailed paintings. This storybook app for the iPad comes with over 140 vocabulary words.
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