See the Sound Visual Phonics: An Instructional Tool for Helping Struggling Readers


Session Dates

Thursday August 03, 2023 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM - Webinar
Friday August 04, 2023 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM - Webinar

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See the Sound: Visual Phonics is a multi-sensory strategy consisting of hand gestures and written symbols aligned with the phonemes in our spoken language. It is used in conjunction with research validated literacy programs. It aids the teaching of reading, language, and writing skills for students who are deaf or hard of hearing, as well as students with learning disabilities, speech, and language difficulties.


Participants will be able to:

  • Review the rationale behind See the Sound-Visual Phonics©
  • Establish a working knowledge of vowel and consonant gestures and printed symbols
  • List strategies and uses of Visual Phonics© to reinforce beginning literacy, writing, and speech production
  • Discuss strategies for implementation with diverse learners
  • Describe ways to apply the use of Visual Phonics to a variety of learners and with families

Target Audience

Pennsylvania teachers of students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing K-12, General Education teachers, Special Education teachers, Educational Interpreters, and Speech-Language Pathologists

Topics Covered: Deaf – Hard of Hearing

08/01/2023, 08/02/2023
Location: Webinar
Registration: Full
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: Richele Herigan, aet

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
No credit


PaTTAN Educational Consultant

Event Contact:


Richele Herigan

Content Contact:

Sue Ann Houser