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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 8 presentations. 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. Each video runs 20-40 minutes. Watch the videos in the order presented. There are also readings for each topic.

Presenter

Video

Readings

Dr. Susan Easterbrooks
Georgia State University
Literacy Overview: Where we have been and where we are heading Literacy Overview: Where we have been and where we are heading
Dr. Amy Lederberg
Georgia State University
The simple view of reading and how it can inform practice with DHH students The simple view of reading and how it can inform practice with DHH students
Dr. Carol Connor
University of California-Irvine
Individualized intervention Individualized intervention
Dr. Brenda Schick
University of Colorado at Boulder
Fingerspelling and fingerspelling interventions to enhance early reading in DHH students Fingerspelling and fingerspelling interventions to enhance early reading in DHH students
Dr. Stacey Tucci
Georgia Pathways Project
5  Foundations for Literacy: An early literacy intervention for DHH preschoolers Foundations for Literacy: An early literacy intervention for DHH preschoolers
Dr. Susan Easterbrooks
Georgia State University
Developing reading fluency in DHH students Developing reading fluency in DHH students
Dr. Shirin Antia
University of Arizona
Vocabulary intervention for DHH students Vocabulary intervention for DHH students : LINK ONE LINK TWO
Dr. Susan Easterbrooks
Georgia State University
Syntax and literacy: DHH students Syntax and literacy: DHH students

 

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