Career & Technical Education > American Sign Language

General Information

  • Name: Language and Literacy for Deaf/Hard of Hearing Children
  • Division: Career & Technical Education
  • Discipline: American Sign Language
  • Units (Credits): 3.00
  • Course Attributes:
    • May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree
    • Non-applicable toward AA, AB or AS Degrees

I. Catalog Course Description

Teaches the process of language acquisition and literacy development for children who are deaf or have a hearing loss. Includes comparison to the natural acquisition of language for all children and adults. Includes clinical, cultural, historical and audiological descriptions of deafness; the unique linguistic aspects of language and literacy acquisition and most importantly, practical application and activities that can be utilized with deaf/hard of hearing children. Geared to all persons wishing to learn about language and literacy acquisition, but especially geared to parents, educational interpreters, speech and language pathologists, audiologist, and teacher of dear and hard of hearing children.



Scheduled AM-217 classes:

Fall 2019

There are currently no AM-217 classes scheduled for this term.