This course will emphasize the role that experience books can play vocabulary acquisition for children who are deaf and hard of hearing. Links to early literacy content standards will be highlighted. Suggestions will be offered for utilizing experience books to maximize literacy development.
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Course created on August 17, 2007
- At the end of this session, participants will be able to discuss the value of experience books in enhancing receptive and expressive language.
- At the end of this session, participants will be able to identify the distinct purposes of a variety of vocabulary types.
- At the end of this session, participants will be able to highlight the importance of experience books as a tool for enhancing listening and speaking vocabularies.
Marguerite Vasconcellos, MS, CED, Cert AVT,
coordinator of the C-Print captioning program , coordinate Extended School Year services for children who are deaf and hard of hearing, adjunct professor at the College of New Jersey
Marguerite Vasconcellos, MS, CED, Cert AVT is employed by the Bucks County Intermediate Unit in Pennsylvania.In addition to providing Auditory Verbal Therapy to students from birth to school age, she coordinates preschool services for children throughout the county. She is the coordinator of the C-Print captioning program for BCIU and also serves to coordinate Extended School Year services for children who are deaf and hard of hearing. Mrs. Vasconcellos also serves as an adjunct professor at the College of New Jersey, where she teaches courses in Speech Development for the deaf and Aural Habilitation.
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