Hour With The Expert For Students Who Are Deaf Or Hard Of Hearing
Genetics of Being Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Wednesday January 13, 2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Webinar
This webinar highlights basic concepts of genetics and how it relates to syndromic and non-syndromic hearing losses. A variety of hereditary syndromes and birth defects associated with hearing loss and their genetic features will be covered.
Participants will be able to:
- Identify the differences between syndromic and non-syndromic hearing losses.
- List a variety of syndromes associated with hearing loss.
- Identify genetic and chromosomal defects.
Educational Sign Language Interpreters and Interveners who provide interpreting services in Pennsylvania K-12 classrooms.
Teachers of Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing who have at least intermediate American Sign Language Skills.
Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Lorraine Byer at email@example.com.