Blumberg Center for
Interdisciplinary Studies in Special Education

promoting achievement for students with sensory loss (PASS)

Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deafblind


conferences, Workshops and webinars

2015 Indiana Deaf Educators and
Educational Interpreters Conference
June 15-16, 2015

Call for Proposals

At this time, the planning committee is seeking proposals for conference presentations. We are inquiring about the availability of presenters and specific presentation topics. The following topics are of interest; however, the planning committee is open to other ideas proposed by potential presenters and encourage unique submissions.

-ASL Grammar and Classifiers
-ASL Linguistics
-ASL Language Planning
-Autism and Deafness (specific to language development)
-Best Practices for Students who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing with Learning Disabilities
-Best Practices for Students who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing with Multiple Disabilities
-Building a Background Knowledge Base for Educational Interpreters
-Certified Deaf Interpreters in the Classroom
-Discourse Mapping, Prosody, Constructed Dialogue/Action, Depiction
-Interpreting Assessments
-Interpreting for Students with Cognitive Disabilities
-Itinerant Teaching
-Learning in a Digital Classroom
-Oral Rehabilitation and Auditory Techniques
-Ongoing Language Assessment
-Presentations specific to Early Childhood/Preschool Students
-Teaching Students Self-Advocacy Skills
-Transition: The Continuum
-Universal Design for Learning
-Use of Interveners
-Voicing (ASL to English)
-Split Attention
-Standardized and/or General Testing (Preparation, Waivers, Accommodations, Use of Interpreters)
-Storytelling Using ASL
-Student Learning Objectives (SLOs)
-Subject-Specific Vocabulary and Strategies for Educational Interpreters (Math, Science, Social Studies)

Please complete the Proposal Form and submit to no later than December 12, 2014.