The Writing Toolkit for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: The Writing Process


Session Dates

Thursday October 26, 2017 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


In this session, participants will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to improve writing instruction for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Topics include how to prepare students for writing, explicitly teach the writing process, and motivate students to write. As part of this workshop, participants will discuss the importance of defining the phases of the writing process. Materials selection and the use of graphic organizers and writers’ notebooks will also be addressed.


Participants will be able to:

  • Identify the components of the writing process
  • Use explicit instruction to teach components of the writing process
  • Incorporate strategies for motivating and engaging students in the writing process

Target Audience

Teachers of students who are deaf or hard of hearing

Individuals attending this course must arrive on time and stay the duration of the course in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours. Requests for exceptions are to be brought to the attention of the individual´s Superintendent or IU Director prior to the course.

Topics Covered: Deaf – Hard of Hearing

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


Dr. Lana Edwards Santoro

Event Contact:


Kristi Simpson


Sue Ann Houser