A Global Conversation about Education

A GPODHH webinar held in August 2020

A Global Conversation about Education - United in Identifying and Implementing Supports for Students who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Parents from around the world share their personal and cultural stories of the types of things parents need to think about and advocate for in the educational setting. Starting with the basic human right of communication access, this Facebook chat discusses elements of education including: Ensuring social connections, accessibility accommodations, advocating for acceptance in schools, the role of families in successful outcomes in education. No matter where you live in the world, you can learn AND contribute to this conversation in ensuring that all children who are D/HH have access to education.

Parent Facilitators: Janet DesGeorges (U.S.) and Jodi Michelle Cutler (Italy)

Parents who share their perspectives:

  • Joyce Nalugya (Uganda)
  • Daiva Treciokaite (Austria)
  • Bianca Birdsey (South Africa)

Download the transcript for this webinar.