Foundations for Literacy: A Reading Curriculum for Young Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing Online - 32711

Foundations for Literacy (FFL) is a language- and experience-based literacy curriculum that has been researched and developed for young students who are deaf and hard of hearing. This curriculum is intended to be implemented by classroom Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing on a daily basis. The focus of this curriculum is to develop alphabetic knowledge, phonological awareness, vocabulary, language learning, and literacy skills (reading comprehension) in young children (Early Childhood through First Grade). Speech-language pathologists and paraprofessionals can assist with the implementation of this curriculum. Registration for this session is by application only. Please contact Petra Gatzemeyer (, 817-740-3642) to request an application. REGISTRATION CLOSES ON JUNE 10, 2024.

Schedule & Location
7/10/2024 - 7/18/2024
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Teacher - Early Childhood/PreK/Kindergarten, Teacher - Elementary (Grades 1-5), Teacher - Special Education, Coordinators, Paraprofessionals, Speech Therapists, Teacher Supervisors
Prerequisite/Special Notes
Participants will be able to apply strategies for teaching reading to young deaf students.
Session 59104
Fee None
Seats Left 26
T-TESS 1.3,1.4,2.2,2.4,4.3

Registration Deadline 6/13/2023 12:00 am
Credit Type Continuing Professional Education
Duration 18:00

Sandra Chance ESC Region 11, Vicki Alford Independent Consultant, Shelly Bybee ESC Region 20

This session is closed for registrations.

Petra Gatzemeyer

For assistance contact:

Petra Gatzemeyer
Regional Specialist, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
(817) 740-3642

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For assistance contact:

Dawn Isbell
Special Education Technician