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May 29, 2003

Summer and Saturday at Gallaudet—Something for Everyone

From: Gallaudet (Press Release) - May 29, 2003

For Immediate Release

May 29, 2003

Contact: Mike Kaika, Director of Media Relations

Phone: 202-651-5050


Summer and Saturday at Gallaudet—Something for Everyone

Washington, DC—Summer is just around the corner and so are the various professional workshops, sign language classes, and education programs designed for people who work with deaf and hard of hearing individuals.

Complete details on the following programs can be viewed on the website: Please refer to this website and related links for dates, costs, registration, and other pertinent information you need to know.

Among the offerings this summer are:

Global Learning and Observation to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE). This 45-hour weeklong course is a hands-on environmental science and education program that unites students, educators, and scientist from around the world in studying the global environment. This course is designed for science and math teachers of deaf and hard of hearing students.

Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP). This will be a six-week program for deaf and hard of hearing high school students and deaf, hard of hearing and hearing undergraduate or graduate students. The program is designed for students who are interesting in the helping fields of social work, mental health counseling, Audiology, speech pathology, or psychology.

The 2003 Summer Institute for Professionals Working with Deaf Toddlers and Young Children. This weeklong institute shares a unique curriculum approach that links everyday objects to art, creative movement, and children's literature. This program is offered by the Smithsonian Institution Early Enrichment Center in partnership with the Family and Child Studies Department at Gallaudet.

Summer Literacy Institute. The Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center has put together the best of its literacy workshops and combined them into one high impact week. This workshop is designed especially for parents, caregivers, educators, and other professionals who work with deaf and hard of hearing students.

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