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BA Deaf Education, Fontbonne Univeristy
MA Special Education, Fontbonne University
Research Area/Scholarly Interest:
Literacy for deaf children
ASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development)
CEC (Council on Exceptional Children)
Pi Lambda Theta
Kappa Gamma Pi
Phi Kappa Phi
ILA (International Literacy Association
MO: Deaf and HEaring Impaired (K-12), Elementary Education (1-6)
The Outcomes of a University Program to Support Literacy Skills of Children Using Cochlear Impants and Professional Competencies of Future Speech-Language Pathologists. American Cochlear Implant Alliance Conference, Nashville, TN. Dec 2014.
Autism: Finding a Path through the Maze. Missouri Council on Exceptional Children Conference. March 2011, with Dr. Margaret Gray.
Camp Director (2012-Present) FIRE (Fontbonne Inspires Reading Excitement), a summer literacy camp for children who are deaf.
Action Research Project, Dec 2010: Assessing Fluency at St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf within the Wilson Curriculum
DEA330 Mid-Level Experience in Deaf Education
DEA410 Language in Deaf Education
DEA430 Counseling in Deaf Education
DEA460 Reading and Writing in Deaf Education
DEA470 Clinical Experience 1 in Deaf Education
DEA480/481 Culminating Clinical Experience in Deaf Education
EDU394/595 Special Education Counseling
CDS531 Communication Development for Children who are Deaf of Hard of Hearing