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Deaf Mentor Program News
November 2021
SPAN Deaf Mentor Spotlight
Rosemarie Lee is one of our ASL Deaf Mentors. RoseMarie is a Deaf individual who utilizes ASL and written English to communicate.
RoseMarie utilizes interpreters to communicate with hearing individuals. RoseMarie is an on-call substitute teacher at Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, socializing, and cooking.

Email paasen@spanadvocacy.org for more information about the program for families.

Email abuchholz@spanadvocacy.org if you are interested in becoming a Deaf Mentor.

Photo description: Still shot of RoseMarie Lee standing in front of a tan wall. She has black curly hair pulled back by a thick grey headband and is wearing a striped top with a plaid red/black vest.

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A recorded library of online American Sign Language classes will be available in the fall to all of our Deaf Mentor Program Families.
LSL Corner
Hear Author, Cece Bell, talk about her book, El Deafo, a graphic novel written for children ages 7-10. 



TN EHDI Presents: The CARE Project Virtual Home for the Holidays Retreat
Come together with other families who have children who are Deaf & Hard of Hearing for a Day of Connection, Comfort & Joy!
During Our time together we will Explore Creative Solutions and Alternatives to make the holiday season & Family Gatherings More inclusive for our children who are Deaf & Hard of Hearing!

SKI-HI Deaf Mentor Training
SPAN Deaf Mentor Program will be hosting a SKI-HI Deaf Mentor Training (IN-PERSON) on February 25-27, 2022. It will be held at the Holiday Inn of East Windsor Conference Center.
If you know anyone who is interested in becoming a Deaf Mentor, please have them email abuchholz@spanadvocacy.org.
Contact Abuchholz@spanadvocacy.org if you have any questions about our program