This Month Features: Speech / Language / Hearing
Distinguishing between Language Acquisition and Learning Disabilities
Dr Janet Klingner
“ The single biggest error… is misinterpreting language acquisition as a learning
or language disability.”
What is Deaf Art? (youtube)
”I don’t need an adjective anymore. I consider myself as an artist, no matter what!” – Chuck Baird, one of founders of Deaf View Image Art
Equipped with a love for Deaf culture and a video camera, thrill-seeking adventurer Joel Barish travels to places
near and far to uncover incredible hidden stories.
Web based channel narrated in sign language or captioning
Travel, sports, cooking and more.
See Topics list- videos, themes, English and Spanish language resources in the field of developmental disabilities for all ages.
Hearing Screening and Testing
Who should be screened for hearing loss?
Early Hearing Detection and Intervention
American Speech Language Hearing Association
Deaf Tech news
The latest in adaptive technology for those with hearing, language disabilities
“How To..” enable closed captioning on ipad, youtube, web, more
Worldwide free social networking. “Everyone is welcome!”
Dogs for the Deaf
“Rescuing and professionally training dogs…
to assist people, enhance lives & provide greater independence is what Dogs for the Deaf is all about.”
Support for a variety of challenges, hearing loss , deafness, autism, more.
Oregon Relay – Dial 7-1-1
Free public service for communication between voice users and persons who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf-blind, and speech-disabled using text telephones (TTYs) or PCs via the Internet.
Please visit the Calendar for more Events!
Silent Coffee Night in Eugene, OR
Ongoing events first Friday of every month at Eugene Coffee Company
Open to hearing or non hearing – all encouraged to join.
“It’s a night where people come in and use sign language and they can learn sign language,”
Speech Language Hearing Clinic Hedco clinic, UO campus
Services to children and adults, Mon – Fri 9 – 5
Call for evaluation or services (541) 346-0923.
Infant & Toddler Assessment Clinic in Eugene, OR
Free early development evaluation for infants / toddlers 6 to 18 month old 2 Fridays a month. Call 541.346.2608
Key Resources on Autism: Publications from The EARLY Autism Institute and the UCEDD for Families and Professionals