Writing Can Be FUN!!
Typically most Deaf/Hard-of Hearing(DHH) students tend to have a negative perception of the writing process. This session will focus on activities, ideas, and resources which will aid in putting a positive spin on the writing process. Creative writing activities will be shared around a Halloween theme ;as well as, activities which will include a literary piece and ideas for developing vocabulary and reading skills dealing with setting, main character, and supporting details.
V. Lynn Small Dunn, MEd
V. Lynn Small Dunn, MEd, is an English/Literacy Outreach Trainer for the NRSC STEM Center at Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind. Ms. Dunn has been in the field of Deaf Education for over thirty-five years specializing in teaching English and reading to Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing students. During her tenure, Ms Dunn has worn many hats from classroom teacher (prek-college), language specialist, curriculum coordinator, counselor, and outreach provider in relation to STEM education. She has won several awards. The most recent being the SERID: Outstanding Educator of the Year Award 2019. Ms. Dunn now consults with schools nationwide in the areas of ACT Prep and strategies related to developing ELA skills, as well as, resources best suited to meet the educational needs of DHH students.