What will you learn?
This course covers two critical areas in Beginner Cued Speech-skills development and context. The skills portion of this course covers all eight handshapes and phonemes used in the system then focuses on developing proficient expressive skills and beginning receptive skills. This course also covers related topics such as the various applications of cued American English and evidence based use with children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. Discussions on various ways how cued American English and American Sign Language can be immersed in a variety of settings will also take place.
Who can take or need to brush cueing skills?
- Educators of the deaf and hard of hearing individuals
- Parents of individuals with hearing loss
- Deaf or hard of hearing children, teens, and adults
- Adults with progressive or sudden hearing loss
- Audiology professionals
- Cued or ASL Interpreters
Instructor Amy Crumrine, a native cuer, has taught both cued American English for 12 years and ASL for 5 years. She is also an itinerant high school teacher for the Deaf and an ASL teacher for the Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland. Her passions lie in providing quality education and support to deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing youth and their allies.
Course: PST 125 Beginner Cued Speech (2 credits)
Instructor: Amy Crumrine
Dates: March 6 - April 28, 2017
Registration deadline: Two weeks prior to start of class.