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Presentations

Sunday Morning Workshops

Family Activities and Social Events


Presentations

Presentation topics are selected to provide information of interest to professionals, Cued Speech users, and/or parents with children at various levels of language development and cueing proficiency.

2016 Presentation topics include:

     Donna Morere, Ph.D., “Why it’s Essential to Cue at Home”

     Thomas Shull, M.S., CCC-SLP, “Using Cued Speech to Teach Speech to Deaf Adults – a Case Study”

     Claire Klossner, NIC TSC, "The History of Cued Speech" 

     Staff, “Resources for ‘Living’ Cued Speech after Camp”

     Staff, “How the Americans with Disabilities Act Supports Deaf Adults”


Sunday Morning Workshops

Workshops will be held on Sunday morning from 9:30-12:00. Workshops are in a facilitated round-table format. While each workshop has a target audience, all participants are welcome, including those who have experiences to contribute to the topic under discussion. Childcare and supervised children’s activities will be provided for children of participants.

For 2016, the Sunday morning workshop topics are as follows:

  • “Cue it Forward”: Offering practice, tips, and techniques to help new cuers (adults and siblings) facilitate communication with a deaf/hard-of-hearing preschooler
  • “I’m Determined” Self-Advocacy for grade school and middle school students


Family Activities and Social Events

Traditional Cue Camp Virginia family activities include Friday’s camp fire with sing-along and s’mores, and kids’ movie night, as well as Saturday’s family canoeing on the James River, bar-b-CUE, camp slide show, and outdoor DJ and dance.

New in 2016:

Friday Night Kids’ Movie under the stars

Up-close with 4-H animal friends (for young children)

Meet-and-greet with a pony (for preschoolers)


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