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A Path to Literacy and Educational Advocacy – Denver, CO

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University of Northern Colorado Lowry

1059 Alton Way

Denver, CO 80230

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Intended audience: Family members and advocates of children who are deaf or hard of hearing, deaf or hard of hearing teens, professionals in the field of deaf education, and interested friends and community members.

9:00-11:30 am - A Path to Literacy

This session will discuss the building blocks of literacy, how children learn to read, stages in language development and the process by which reading occurs. This session will also provide an overview of Cued American English, why it was developed, how Cued Speech works, the use of cueing with cochlear implants, and how Cued Speech helps visual learners to be successful in settings where spoken language is utilized. Participants will learn from adult deaf cuers and parents about how cueing works for them at home.

1:00 –2:30 pm - Educational Advocacy

This session is intended to provide an overview of the regulations and laws related to special education and accommodations and ways to effectively work with and advocate within the school system.

Babysitting and snacks will be provided and registration is appreciated. Please note that participants may attend morning or afternoon sessions or both.

PLEASE EMAIL SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS TO INFO@CUEDSPEECH.ORG BY MARCH 15, 2019.

Participants will be notified via email of the room number prior to April 7.

For more information email info@cuedspeech.org or visit www.cuedspeech.org

Cues on Tap

Students are invited to join the NCSA for Cues on Tap—an informal gathering of cuers—Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 6:30 pm—Check the website at Cuedspeech.org for updates or the Cued Speech Facebook page.

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NCSA Room Block: $119 a night
Hampton Inn Cherry Creek
4150 E Kentucky Ave
Denver, CO 80246

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