|October 3, 2014, 2:00PM EDT||Dr. Clifton Langdon, Assistant Professor in the Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience Program, Gallaudet University. "Impact of Visual Signed Language Exposure and Phonological Language Tissue Development: Evidence from fNIRS neuroimaging of language processing in deaf individuals with cochlear implants." Part of the VL2 Student Network Lecture series, presented via Fuze.|
|October 10-12, 2014||
The Society for functional near-infrared spectroscopy (SfNIRS) will hold its Annual Meeting in Montreal, SfNIRS is a professional organization of basic and clinical scientists who seek to understand the functional properties of biological tissues, especially the brain, using optical methods.
|October 15, 2014||Abstracts due for the International Conference on Sign Language Assessment, a trienniel meeting to be held in Amsterdam, next July 1-3, 2015. This submission date is an extension, originally set for October 1. For abstract submission instructions, follow this link to the website.|
|October 17, 2014||Gallaudet University Graduate School Open House. Come and learn about the PEN Program and other Gallaudet Graduate Programs. Please click here for more details.|
VL2 has re-opened its search for a Manager, Center Dissemination and Communication. An Excellent opportunity for a writer wanting to make an impact on the educational success of deaf children through communicating about Center research! This is a senior level position for someone to become an integral part of the VL2 Team.
For a full description of this position see The Gallaudet Job Posting.
Only a few more days!
For interested students to apply for membership in the VL2 Student Network. Deadline is September 30, 2014 for the current year. Please visit the student network website for information and application procedures.
The Visual Communication Sign Language Checklist (VCSL), supported by VL2, and authored by Laurene Simms, Sharon Baker, and Diane Clark is a new tool for judging whether deaf children ages birth to five are developing their ASL skills. Please send an email to email@example.com for additional information.