News and Notables
New Webinar on Deaf Students with Autism - Register Now
Sharing Autism Research on Deaf or Hard of Hearing Students
When: Thursday, April 19, 2012, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (EST)
Presenter: Dr. Christen Szymanski
NOTE: Presented in American Sign Language (ASL) with a spoken English translation and captions
Following up on her article, “Managing Behavior by Managing the Classroom: Tips for Making Classrooms Accessible for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders,” which will be published in the 2012 issue of the Odyssey, Dr. Christen Szymanski will give guidance to teachers and professionals on how to provide their students with the best possible interventions. Participants registered for the webinar will receive an early edition of the article prior to the webinar. Dr. Szymanski will respond to participant questions submitted in advance or during the webinar presentation.
Dr. Christen Szymanski is a recognized leader and researcher in the field of autism and hearing loss. She has research and clinical experience involving diagnostic practices and intervention implementations for children with both hearing loss and autism. Her experiences took place at a range of settings, including community-based summer camps; clinics and hospitals; and mainstream, residential, and public schools.
Posted on March 7, 2012
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