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Kevin Richmond ()
DATES: June 17 - July 12, 2013
Prerequisite: People who want to gain their knowledge about Deaf-Blind Community and Culture should take this course. The course applies to people who are teachers, Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Interpreters for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and anyone who wants to learn and work with Deaf-Blind people. Course Description: This course is an introduction to various perspectives of the Deaf-Blind community. The focus will be on the variety of communication modes and cultural norms that are discovered within the Deaf-Blind community. Goals of the Course: ? Understand different types, causes and symptoms of deaf-blindness. ? Understand and learn how to use the different types of communication involved with deaf-blindness. (e.g. tactile, close vision). ? Understand the factors and concomitant results of various syndromes ? Identify the similarities and differences between Deaf and Deaf-Blind Cultures. ***This course is great for everyone who like to learn more about Deaf-Blind. It will be good for interpreters, educators, ASL students and welcome to anyone*** ***American Sign Language Interpreters will be provide in class for whole four weeks. ****
Topics: Physiological 1. Common Etiologies related to deaf-blindness 2. Various of types of hearing and vision losses. Cultural/Psychosocial 1. Differences between Deaf and Deaf Blind Culture Communication Strategies 1. Various modes of communication Will use textbooks, watch videos, meet Deaf-Blind people (if possible) and hand on activities.
Essay 1 -10% Essay 2 - Lunch experience 20% Quizzes 30% Demonstrating SSP, 15% Presentation 10% Research Paper -15%
Course runs from to
Lafayette Hall L210 (View Campus Map)
to on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
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