Jennifer Kuyrkendall will highlight published scientific research on the human brain and sign language usage. Participants will be introduced to the cognitive impact on visual spatial language anomalies, and identify the complex parts of the brain that relate to language comprehension and expression.
Deaf: Educational Interpreting for Students with DUAL-disabilities 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Marlana Kienlen will focus on several dual-disabilities, deaf plus another disability, and participants will discuss as a group how to access information and why it is important for interpreters to be aware of additional disabilities that the students they work with may have.
JANUARY 21, 2017
Location: 5324 Canal Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70124 (Enter the side door, downstairs, facing Hawthorne Place.)