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Literacy Instruction for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Welcome to this ongoing webinar on Literacy Instruction for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. We are pleased that you have an interest in accessing this information.  Within this site you will find 9 presentations and their associated discussion boards. We intend for the presentations to be watched in sequential order.

 

This workshop is co-sponsored by:

  • Southwestern Project to Prepare Teachers of Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, University of Arizona, Grant # H325K080241 U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs
  • Center on Literacy and Deafness (CLAD), Grant # R24C12001 US Institute of Education Sciences

Accessing Individual Presentations: For each presentation below in the chart, you will find a link to the video under “Topic” and to the discussion board for that topic. Begin by watching the video and then post your questions or comments to the discussion board. Each video runs from 20-40 minutes. Watch the videos in the order presented.

Presenter Topic Discussion Board
Dr. Susan Easterbrooks
Georgia State University
1 Literacy Overview: Where we have been and where we are heading Click Here
Dr. Amy Lederberg
Georgia State University
2 The simple view of reading and how it can inform practice with DHH students Click Here
Dr. Carol Connor
University of California-Irvine
3 Individualized intervention Click Here
Dr. Brenda Schick
University of Colorado
at Boulder
4 Fingerspelling and fingerspelling interventions to enhance early reading in DHH students Click Here
Dr. Stacey Tucci
Georgia Pathways Project
5 Foundations for Literacy: An Early Literacy Intervention for DHH Preschoolers Click Here
Dr. Susan Easterbrooks
Georgia State University
6 Developing reading fluency in DHH students Click Here
Dr. Shirin Antia
University of Arizona
7 Vocabulary intervention for DHH students Click Here
Dr. Susan Easterbrooks
Georgia State University
8 Syntax and literacy: DHH students Click Here

Accessing Individual Discussion Boards: Please post your comments on the discussion board associated with the video  you have just watched.

Presenter Provided Readings: Each speaker has provided a key reading or reference list to supplement the presentation. Click a topic below to download the reading.

Readings
1 Literacy Overview: Where we have been and where we are heading
2 The simple view of reading and how it can inform practice with DHH students
3 Individualized intervention
4 Fingerspelling and fingerspelling interventions to enhance early reading in DHH students
5 Foundations for Literacy: An Early Literacy Intervention for DHH Preschoolers
6 Developing reading fluency in DHH students
7 Vocabulary intervention for DHH students : LINK ONE             LINK TWO
8 Syntax and literacy: DHH students

In Conclusion: We hope you will find that the information presented by these nationally and internationally renowned experts will provide you with new thoughts and ideas that will help you improve your literacy instruction and interactions with students who are deaf and hard of hearing.