Council for Exceptional Children

Event Date: January 29, 2019
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Accommodations Considerations in Pre-College and Postsecondary Assessments for Deaf Individuals, Stephanie Cawthon; January 29 – February 2, 2019

Presentation Summary: This session will present information that highlights issues and considerations in the provision of accommodations in pre-college secondary and postsecondary assessments for deaf people.

Recommended Resources: Test Accessibility for Deaf Individuals: What Professionals Need to KnowTest Equity Courses 1 & 2Raising the Bar to Empower Deaf Youth, Kent Turner; January 29 – February 2, 2019

Presentation Summary:  This workshop will discuss the impact of high expectations and self-determination on postsecondary outcomes for deaf people. Research and evidence-based resources will frame an interactive discussion on empowering deaf youth to choose their future in strengths-based approach framework.

Recommended Resources: Deafverse: Choose Your FutureSelf-Advocacy: The Basics (Infographic)Research Summarized! Promoting High Expectations for Success

Presenters

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Kent Turner

A game designer who aims to level up self-advocacy skills for deaf youth.

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