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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

Kent Turner

Kent Turner brings more than five years of experience in classroom instruction and curriculum design. Gamification, the process of adding game-design elements to school curriculums,...

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