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Monday, October 25, 2021 from 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM EDT
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Cheri Dowling 
American Society for Deaf Children 


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Webinar: Providing Visual Access to English Phonology to Promote English Literacy

In this webinar, you will:

  • get background information about deaf students’ literacy rates 
  • understand what causes delays in acquiring literacy skills
  • learn how Cued Speech can promote English literacy skills 
  • discuss the benefits of bilingualism/multilingualism
  • get resources to use strategies presented in this webinar
Presenter Jennifer Cranston will also share the results of personal research on strategies ASL interpreters utilized to give students visual access to English phonology presented in language arts lessons in mainstream classrooms. This webinar is highly recommended for both parents and teachers.

Day: Monday, October 25, 2021
Time: 8:00 - 9:30 PM (Eastern)
Presenter: Jennifer L. Cranston, M.Ed. (see bio below)
Platform: Zoom (See sidebar)
Cost: $20*

*ASDC members, save $5 on registration!
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Meet Our Presenter: Jennifer L. Cranston

Jennifer has taught deaf students in public and residential schools for more than two decades. She is an American Sign Language Interpreter, cued language transliterator (CLT), and a certified Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Early Intervention Specialist. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Deaf Education from Flagler College and earned an M.Ed. from George Mason University (GMU) in ESOL Curriculum and Instruction. She is currently a doctoral candidate in the PhD Program for Interpretation and Translation at Gallaudet University.