2020 Professional Forum

Presenter Information

Dawn Gettemeier, M.A.

Start Date

5-1-2020 11:20 AM

End Date

5-1-2020 12:20 PM

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This speaker has experienced the world of deafness personally for over 50 years and professionally for 26 years. A variety of topics will be discussed, including the opportunity to consider what has both changed and stayed the same for students with hearing loss, the profound changes in deaf education, and to answer the question, “Are we doing better?”

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

As a result of this activity, participants will be able to:

1. Explain how the experience of deafness impacted the education and career of an individual who is deaf.

2. Describe three society, technology, educational developments that have impacted deaf education.

3. List five changes in deaf education in the last 25 years.

4. Describe three ways in which professionals are being more effective in providing services to children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Dawn Gettemeier, M.A. is a Teacher of the Deaf in the City of St. Charles School District in St. Charles, MO and an Adjunct Instructor at Fontbonne University in St. Louis, MO.

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A2. Personal and Professional Perspectives on Deafness

This speaker has experienced the world of deafness personally for over 50 years and professionally for 26 years. A variety of topics will be discussed, including the opportunity to consider what has both changed and stayed the same for students with hearing loss, the profound changes in deaf education, and to answer the question, “Are we doing better?”