Education of the Deaf Major (TEDF)
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of Deaf Children Program provides opportunities for study in four
concentrations: Teacher Preparation; Interpreting; Community-Based
Services; and Auditory-Oral/Birth-Kindergarten Teacher Licensure.
All areas of study focus on the unique educational needs of deaf and
hard-of-hearing children emphasizing language acquisition, teaching
methods, and communication modes. Specialized training in communication
modes is offered through sign classes and the Sign Language Laboratory.
Supervised experiences are available for student observations, volunteer
work and practicum in area public schools and other settings.