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WORKSHOPS: Science of Sign Language & Deaf: Educational Interpreting for Students with DUAL-disa

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

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