This free summit is designed for administrators and professionals in deaf education and special education. It includes presentations and discussions on policy, best practices, and innovation related to educating deaf and hard of hearing students. All dialogue will be conducted in American Sign Language and spoken English.
Additionally, deaf and hard of hearing high school students from your schools and districts are invited to join the concurrent youth summit.
What to expect if you attend:
Interact with school administrators in order to optimize educational outcomes for deaf and hard of hearing students.
Seize the opportunity of a free training on the campus of Gallaudet University, a school that provides higher education to deaf and hard of hearingstudents.
Participate in discussions related to federal programs implemented based on laws affecting students from birth to 21 years old.
Acquire a better understanding of federally funded initiatives to support early language acquisition in deaf and hard of hearing babies.
Registration and program information will be released in November 2019.
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