National Cued Speech Association

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2018 Scholarship Application
for New & Current Students

*Note: Submit this years scholarship application before June 1, 2018.

The NCSA awards two scholarships each summer: the R. Orin Cornett Memorial Scholarship and the Carol Shuler Memorial Scholarship.

The Dr. Cornett Scholarship awards $1,000 to a college student nationally.

The Shuler Memorial Scholarship awards $500 to a student from the West region (Arizona, Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah or Washington).

2018 Scholarship application form (DOC) »
2018 Scholarship application form (PDF) »

Cued Speech Camps 2018 - children sitting on steps in front of camp building.

2018 Camps & Workshop Schedule

Spring Camp Cheerio, May 17 - 20
Glade Valley, North Carolina

CueSign Summit, June 20 - 24
Washington, DC

Cue Camp Chi-Cue-Go, July 19 - 21
Wheeling, Illinois

Cue Camp Mechuwana, August 15 - 18
Winthrop, Maine

Cue Camp Virginia, October 5 - 8
Jamestown, Virginia

Camp Discover, October 5 - 8
Rome, Maine

Reach out to camp directors here »

Rochester, New York, Cued Speech free beginner courses, certification workshops, exam and board meeting (open to public)

Rochester, NY - Nazareth College
Courses, Workshops and Meeting

April 20 - 22 (Fri to Sun)

Courses, workshops, COT and a 2 day meeting held in Rochester, NY.
  • 'Beginner' Course - Free, limited seating
  • 'Beyond Basics' - Free, limited seating
  • Certification Workshop and Exam
  • Social gatherings & Cues on Tap
  • National Board Meeting (open to public)

We are staying at the Hampton Inn and Suites. A block of discount rooms for only $99 a night from March 19th till the 22nd. If calling the 800 number, the code is NCS.

If online, the link is hamptoninn.hilton.com/ROCHEHX-NC »

Go to our events page for all details, full details: cuedspeech.org/events »
Cued Speech workshop at Gallaudet Univeristy

Upcoming Board Meetings

Open to the general public

- Rochester, NY | April 20 - 22

- Online meeting | July 14, 10 am to noon

- Indiana, KY | Oct 19 - 21

- Denver, CO | April 4 - 6, 2019

Contact Sarina for more details: [email protected]

Letter of Support


Dear Superintendent Nist,

This is a letter expressing great support and admiration from the National Cued Speech Association (NCSA) for you, the dedicated staff at the Illinois School for the Deaf (ISD), and a large contingency of ISD parents who are making history in being the first residential school for the deaf in the United States to establish a truly bilingual program providing full access to and immersion in both American Sign Language and English through... click to read further... »

Cryptocurrency donations coming soon


The NCSA will be accepting donations in the form of cryptocurrencies soon. Currencies accepted will include Bitcoin (BTC), Litecoin (LTC), Vertcoin (VTC), and Ethereum (ETH).

Watch this space for further details.
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In The Media

  1. Northwestern University
    article & video

    Right To Cue:  Cued Speech helps deaf children improve communication

    An excellent article that provides a 360 degree view about the benefits of Cued Speech, complemented with top-down facts why this modality helps deaf and hard of hearing children stay ahead of the curve throughout their educations along with the acquision of vital skills and critical thinking needed for succeeding in life and throughout their careers. To read the article and related online video,
    click here! »

    northwestern.edu/chicago/news »
  2. Washington Post Articles

    Cued Speech Offers Deaf Children Links to Spoken English
    An article about a Maryland Cued Speech family and how much cueing fosters strong communcation and grasp of language. Read all about them here the Health section. »

    New Approach on Deaf Literacy Heartening
    An article covering a proven, innovative approach for deaf literacy in all educational environments - click here to read this excellent feature on literacy and deaf children. »
  3. Research Material for Undergraduates, Graduates, Professionals and New Families

    Order your copy of the scholarly tome Cued Speech and Cued Language for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children from the Cued Speech website (Cued Speech Discovery bookstore). »

Welcome!

The National Cued Speech Association supports effective communication, language development (international languages) and literacy in families with deaf, hard of hearing or learning disabled infants, children and youth through the use of Cued Speech.

What is Cued Speech

Cued Speech is a visual mode of communication in which mouth movements of speech combine with “cues” to make the sounds (phonemes) of traditional spoken languages look different. Cueing allows users who are deaf, hard of hearing or who have language / communication disorders to access the basic, fundamental properties of spoken languages through the use of vision.

The Latest Updates

  1. For Beginners: Stages in Cueing Fluency & Phases in Learning to Cue


    New Cuers - User-Friendly Guidelines

    These PDF documents, "Stages in Cueing Fluency" and "Phases in Learning to Cue" were carefully prepared, rehearsed and written by Barbara Williams-Scott, Betsy Kipila and Dr. Polly Earl as a resource to help beginner cuers have a better sense of their progress while learning to cue on their own.

    They are ready for download (courses, workshops, camps, students and teachers):

    "Stages in Cueing Fluency" (PDF) »

    “Phases in Learning to Cue” (PDF) »

  2. Excellent Docs for New Cuers!


    These quality guidelines, "Stages in Cueing Fluency" and "Phases in Learning to Cue" were carefully prepared, rehearsed and written by Barbara Williams-Scott, Betsy Kipila, and Dr. Polly Earl for use by beginner cuers to have a better sense of their progress while learning to cue on their own!

    They are ready for download (courses, workshops, camps, students and teachers):

    "Stages in Cueing Fluency" (PDF) »

    “Phases in Learning to Cue (PDF) »

  3. Discounted Student Membership Rates


    *High school, undergraduate, and graduate students* - a letter of full support from the NCSA. Membership for all students is now $10 a year - the form can be downloaded here! »

    If you would like to fill out the membership form online, click here »
  4. Excellent Resource - 'Cued Speech and Cued Language for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children'


    Order your copy of the scholarly tome Cued Speech and Cued Language for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children

    Find this excellent, in-depth reference for audiologists, teachers and literacy scholars alike at cuedspeech.com/products. »
  5. Dictionary of Cued Speech for American English


    The NCSA's Dictionary of Cued Speech for American English is now available online! This dictionary contains roughly 1000 words that, taken together, illustrate the fundamental principles of the Cued Speech system.

    Click to view this incredible resource! »
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  • Help families in need for Cued Speech camps by donating to the Deaf Children's Literacy Project
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  • Deaf Childrens Literacy Project champions literacy and phonetics for families of deaf and hard of hearing children
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