Communication and Language

An Introduction to the Benefits of ASL and Fingerspelling:

Two ASL teachers at PSD introduce and discuss the benefits of using ASL at home and the importance of fingerspelling with your deaf/hard of hearing child, using evidence-based research.

Strategies to Support Your Child’s ASL Development:

Evidence-based strategies on how to promote and support a deaf/hard of hearing child’s ASL development will be shared, including how to implement these strategies with your deaf/hard of hearing child at home during daily routines. Video examples of families using those strategies at home with their Deaf/Hard of Hearing child will be shared.

Tips for Supporting Literacy at Home:

A PSD Reading Specialist shares tips on how to support your deaf/hard of hearing child’s language development and how to promote literacy skills at home.