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Speaker: Reading & Language Arts Center

Friday, October 13, 2017
11:30am – 3:00pm

Storrs Campus
Gentry 144

“Supporting the Language & Literacy Learning of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students”

Neag School of Education's Reading and Language Arts Center

is hosting an afternoon with

Dr. Susan Easterbrooks, Co-PI Center for Literacy and Deafness

Dr. Easterbooks will provide an overview of research related to the following instructional approaches: foundations for literacy, vocabulary 4 success, and fingerspelling our way to literacy.

The event being open to those interested in supporting the language and literacy development of Deaf and Hard of Hearing students using ASL and/or listening and spoken language. The event will also provide the opportunity for teachers of the deaf to network and talk with each other.

The afternoon includes lunch, keynote, and discussion.

The event is free for UConn faculty, staff, and students. Cost is $20 per person for community members.

Deadline to register is Oct. 1.

For information and to register, visit


Neag School of Education (primary), Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, UCIS University of Connecticut Interpreting Services, UConn Master Calendar

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