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Clerc Center News and Notables March 2012

From the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center

News and Notables - March 7, 2012


ASL Standards Research Synthesis and Framework - Validated!

The Clerc Center has validated the research synthesis for the ASL Content Standards K - 12, and the next phase of work is beginning. The first draft of the standards and benchmarks is expected in late spring.

New Webinar on Deaf Students with Autism - Register Now

Dr. Christen Szymanski, a recognized leader and researcher in the field of autism and hearing loss, will answer questions about her Odyssey article: Sharing Autism Research for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children in a new webinar this April.

View Archived Webinars Online

Three Clerc Center webinars are now available for viewing at your convenience. Shared Power: Practical Solutions for Power Struggles with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children and parts one and two of ASL/English Bimodal Bilingual Education.

Odyssey 2012: Research to Practice

This annual magazine is of interest to professionals, practitioners, parents, students and families. It is available at no charge both in print and online. The next issue, available in May will focus on research to practice. Sign up now!


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