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Presentation by: Lyman Grant Erika Shadburne Paul Bernells TCCIA Conference June 4 th, 2013
The ACC Deaf Program & Services at the Riverside Campus
Texas School for the Deaf Regional Day School Programs for the Deaf Large & Vibrant Deaf Community at ACC & in Austin Interpreting Agencies and Video Relay Providers Post-secondary educational options - ACC, UT, TX State TCSDHH & DARS Out-of-State and International students
ACC Deaf Students
BOTH L1 (ASL) and L2 (English) Instruction Largest post-secondary program for Deaf/Hard of Hearing students in Texas Ranked #1 Nationwide as the largest Community College using ASL/English as the main form of direct communication & instruction for Deaf students.
Supportive Academic Environment with Direct Communication & Visual Classroom Emphasis on Deaf Culture and Heritage Sensitivity to National and International Cultural Diversity Mentoring & Support with ASL-Fluent and Deaf Role Models Recruitment & Retention Activities
Visual Access and Direct Communication
College Credit Classes for transfer to 4-year colleges & universities Workforce Classes to give you job-ready skills Developmental & ESOL classes to improve reading, writing, & math skills Continuing Education-CE classes for personal or professional development Early College Start-ECS for High School students
L1 ASL Grammar Reading & Vocabulary Writing & Grammar 1 – 5 HUDE Transition to College Success Psychology 1300 – Effective Learning
Interpreters for CE & Credit Classes, plus many ACC Activities & Programs 8+ Staff Interpreters and 100+ Part-Time Hourly Interpreters for more than 200 class sections! ASL-Fluent Tutors for all levels of English, Math, Science & other subjects Articulation (Transfer) Agreements with both NTID & Gallaudet University
ASL-Fluent Tutors & Instructors in RVS Learning Lab
ASL-Fluent Deaf Counselor Provides help with Registration, Financial Aid, Careers, Transfer Information, Careers and Personal Counseling Office for Students with Disabilities - OSD Provides Advising & Registration, plus academic accommodations (Note-taking, Interpreters, CART) Work with many High Schools, DARS and other community agencies
Analyzing ASL grammar, syntax, and structure
GURC-SW offers programs, courses & workshops for Deaf/Hard of Hearing People, their Families, and the Professionals who work with them. GURC-SW is the only Regional Center that offers a agreement program to take ACC classes for credit & transfer. Serves an 8-State region: Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana
NSF award Texas Sub-Award Partners What is available to you Overall goal of the grant activities
1. Learn about Deaf/ASL Culture 2. Understand the student’s perspective of access 3. Learn about potential pitfalls and perils while lecturing in the classroom 4. Create a personal plan for classroom strategies 5. Learn about classroom support services
PROJECT ACCESS A WORKSHOP DESIGNED TO HELP FACULTY UNDERSTAND DEAF CULTURE AND ADAPT THEIR TEACHING STYLE TO FOSTER BETTER LEARNING FOR DEAF AND HARD-OF-HEARING STUDENTS, AS WELL AS ALL OTHER STUDENTS. WORKING TOGETHER A WORKSHOP DESIGNED TO HELP EMPLOYERS UNDERSTAND DEAF CULTURE, COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY WITH DEAF AND HARD-OF-HEARING EMPLOYEES, AND DEVELOP THE SENSITIVITY AND SKILLS FOR COLLEAGUES TO WORK TOGETHER SUCCESSFULLY.
Its purpose is to provide techniques and strategies to enhance access to instruction for students who are deaf or hard of hearing and are in a mainstream classroom
Site Includes: Challenges faced by faculty members and strategies for addressing the challenges A discussion board for teachers A page of additional links to short videotapes with direct comments from students who face issues daily A page of videos of faculty with comments on their experiences
More than 286 Deaf Students attend ACC Fall 1996 – approx Deaf students Fall More than 150+ Deaf students Fall 2010 – 187 Deaf Students Fall 2011 – 230 Deaf Students Fall Deaf Students Growing Number of US & International Deaf Students * Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Cuba, Russia, Mexico, China * Also Idaho, Hawaii, Minnesota, Florida, Maryland, New Mexico, Arizona
ACC Gallaudet NTID CSUN UT TSU
Patti Singleton, Ph.D. Counselor/Professor VP Voice Erika Domatti-Shadburne, MA Assistant Dean/Professor, ESOL VP Voice Both are at the Riverside Campus on 1020 Grove Blvd.