June 22 - August 14 2020

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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.

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Who can take the course?

  • Educators of the deaf and hard of hearing individuals
  • Family and friends of individuals with hearing loss
  • Deaf or hard of hearing persons
  • Adults with progressive or sudden hearing loss
  • Audiology professionals
  • Interpreters and other professionals who work with deaf or hard of hearing persons

About instructor

Instructor Amy Crumrine, a native cue user, 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 (2 credits)
Tuition: $592 plus $35 application fee
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor is required; contact amy.crumrine@gallaudet.edu
RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 2.5 CEUs at the introductory content knowledge level. Please click here for the  Academic Coursework Activity Report Form.
Instructor: Amy Crumrine
Dates: June 22 - August 14, 2020 
Registration deadline: Two weeks prior to the start of class.
Questions: ccoe@gallaudet.edu