Deaf History: Becoming a Culturally Competent SLP
Continuing Education Units
Course Description: This presentation will review major events throughout Deaf history in the context of speech-language pathology practices over time. It will cover pervasive misconceptions and will provide suggestions and implications for SLPs’ practice from a Deaf perspective.
25 minutes: Introduction, background, terminology
25 minutes: Major events in Deaf history
15 minutes: The modern Deaf community and pervasive misconceptions
10 minutes: The purpose for SLPs, from a Deaf perspective
Participants will be able to:
- Name and negate common misconceptions about Deaf individuals
- Name and describe major events in Deaf history
- Describe the impact of Deaf historical events on linguistic practices used today with Deaf individuals
Financial disclosure: The presenter is receiving royalties for this course.
Nonfinancial disclosure: The presenter has no relevant nonfinancial disclosures.