CNSE Foundation Trains Professionals Who Work With Deaf Students

The CNSE Foundation for the Suppression of Communication Barriers has launched an online training project aimed at professionals who work with deaf children with atypical sign language development.

An initiative that has materialized in the creation of a bilingual web page (LSE-LO) organized in six training modules, in which the development of both typical and atypical sign language is explored, poses the associated difficulties to learning this language, and intervention models, resources and strategies are proposed that help these girls and boys develop their language skills in the best possible way. “Deaf children need to know their natural language to be competent in other languages,” explained Mª Aránzazu Díez, an expert in education at the CNSE Foundation and head of the project.

Díez points to an early and quality intervention in the case of those children who have difficulties in the development of sign language: “At the CNSE Foundation we are committed to an education that incorporates sign language and oral language for deaf students as a fundamental requirement to guarantee individual development, the well-being of the deaf person, and social inclusion”. In this sense, the expert qualifies as essential the collaboration between the various professional profiles that work with signatory students, including specialists in sign language, teachers of Hearing and Language and Therapeutic Pedagogy, speech therapists, Infant and Primary teachers, counselors and counselors, or psychologists and psychologists: “Our goal is to provide them with a common space in which, in addition to training,

Both the website and the translation of modules 1, 2, 4 and 6 into the Spanish language have been produced thanks to funding from the ONCE Foundation for Cooperation and Social Inclusion of People with Disabilities. Likewise, this training has its origin in the international DOTDeaf project promoted by the City University of London, through the European ERASMUS + program, and with the collaboration of the Portuguese Catholic University, the CNSE Foundation itself, and the Specific Orientation Team for Hearing Disability of the Ministry of Education and Youth of the Community of Madrid.

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