Lessons from a hearing special ed teacher & sign language interpreter | Teachers' Lounge Podcast
On a brand-new Teachers’ Lounge, Jill Kelly! She’s a hearing itinerant teacher -- a special ed teacher who teaches deaf and hard of hearing kids at the Huntley Community School District.
She’s also been a sign language teacher and interpreter for decades -- and she’s interpreted everything from political speeches, dog obedience, swim meets and karate classes.
We talked about how she learned sign language in the first place, and what a hearing itinerant teacher actually does -- from technology to self-advocacy.
And, as we talked about in the episode, it might be a good idea to know a bit of basic sign language. Here's a video on some of the basics Jill described.
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