WORKSHOPS: Science of Sign Language & Deaf: Educational Interpreting for Students with DUAL-disabilities on 1/21/17

November 4, 2016

New Orleans Sign Language Services, LLC presents

TWO WORKSHOPS on January 21, 2017


The Science of Sign Language
10am – 12pm
Jennifer Kuyrkendall will highlight published scientific research on the human brain and sign language usage. Participants will be introduced to the cognitive impact on visual spatial language anomalies, and identify the complex parts of the brain that relate to language comprehension and expression.

Deaf: Educational Interpreting for Students with DUAL-disabilities
1:30pm – 3:30pm
Marlana Kienlen will focus on several dual-disabilities, deaf plus another disability, and participants will discuss as a group how to access information and why it is important for interpreters to be aware of additional disabilities that the students they work with may have.

JANUARY 21, 2017
10am-12pm, 1:30-3:30pm

5324 Canal Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70124
(Enter the side door, downstairs, facing Hawthorne Place.)

LRID Members: $30 Non-Members: $35 ITP Students: $20 Deaf: Free(Pay at the door.)


CEU Info: 0.20 CEUs each
(0.40 CEUs TOTAL, must attend both)


Both workshops will be presented in English. If you need interpreting services,
please contact Barbara by 1/16/17.

For more information: Barbara Lovas  504-722-2967 cell/text/facetime

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