Featured Products and Resources from the Clerc Center
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|The Implications of Bimodal Bilingual Approaches for Children with Cochlear Implants
This brief documents evidence to support the use of visual language for children with cochlear implants, trends and challenges related to the use of sign inclusive approaches for children with cochlear implants, and evidence supporting the use of a bilingual language and communication approach for children with cochlear implants.
|Deaf Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Published findings are available related to the prevalence of autism in children with hearing loss in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities online.
|Free Access to Thieme Journal Article
Free access to the article: Students Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Use Sign Language: Considerations and Strategies for Developing Spoken Language and Literacy Skills from Thieme Publications; Seminars in Speech and Language.
|National Outreach Resources (NOR)
NOR is an interactive, on-line networking site for outreach providers actively involved in the education of deaf and hard of hearing children. Join now to share resources and information with colleagues.
15 Principles for Reading to Deaf Children
Based on research on how Deaf parents read to their Deaf children, these principles were developed to give parents and teachers of deaf children skills and strategies for reading aloud in American Sign Language (ASL). The 15 principles are presented here in ASL with English or Spanish translations.
Three Clerc Center webinars are now available for viewing at your convenience: Sharing Power: Practical Strategies for Power Struggles with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students, and parts one and two of ASL/English Bimodal Bilingual Education.
|Literacy—It All Connects (LIAC)
LIAC is a free, self-paced, on-line course that provides an overview of the components of a comprehensive and balanced literacy program for deaf and hard of hearing students from preschool through high school.
|Shared Reading Project: Curious George Bookbags
Each Shared Reading Project book bag group of ten books contains a mixture of ten pre-selected stories at different reading levels for children from birth to eight years old, except Group E, which is a collection of board books for infants to four-year-olds. No substitutions, please.
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|VL2 Web Briefs—Now Available in English, Spanish, and Mandarin!
Due to popular demand, Gallaudet University’s Science of Learning Center on Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2) research briefs have been translated into Mandarin and Chinese. These briefs are now available on the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center’s website.
|Clerc Center Collaboration with American Society for Deaf Children
The Clerc Center collaborated with the American Society for Deaf Children to provide Spanish and Mandarin translations to their publication, Sign Language use for Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Hearing Babies: The Evidence Supports It. What was previously only online is now available as a colorful brochure ready to share with families in three languages.
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