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A2: Deaf/Hard of Hearing Students Accessibility: Culture, Language, and Communication
April 15, 2016 @ 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Accessibility and experiences for Deaf or Hard of Hearing students in Higher Education differs from secondary education support services. This presentation will outline the cultural, linguistic and communication differences between Deaf and Hard of Hearing students. Participants will be able to identify cultural nuances, language variations and communication preferences amongst the Deaf and Hard of Hearing student population and learn some basic terminology in American Sign Language.