National Cued Speech Association

Cued Speech Camps 2017 - children sitting on steps in front of camp building.

2017 Camps & Workshops

Save the date - make plans!

Spring Camp Cheerio, NC - May 19 - 21
Cue Camp Illinois - July 20 - 22
Cue Camp Mechuwana - August 16 - 20
Cue Camp Virginia - October 5 - 8

Reach out to directors by finding their contact info in the cue camps page »

Job Opportunities

Full-time Teacher of the Deaf –
Cued Speech Program


School:  Flower Valley Elementary School, Rockville MD

Terms of Employment:  Full benefits package, opportunities for professional growth and support.

Starting date:  ASAP

Details:  Bachelor's degree in deaf education; master's degree preferred. Starting salary for Master’s level $53,000

Contact:
Susan Russell, D/HOH Program Supervisor
Phone: 240-740-1810 and Email: [email protected]

For more details about this plus others, go to cuedspeech.org/employment/job_listings »
NCSA Board Meeting

College Scholarships For
New & Current Students


*Note: Submit this years scholarship application before June 1, 2017.

The NCSA awards two scholarships each summer: the R. Orin Cornett Memorial Scholarship and the Carol Shuler Memorial Scholarship. The Cornett Scholarship awards $1,000 to a college student. The Shuler Memorial Scholarship awards $500 to a student from the West region (Arizona, Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah or Washington).

2017 Scholarship application form (DOC) »

2017 Scholarship application form (PDF) »
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) »

 
 
 

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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. 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) »

  2. 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 »
  3. 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. »
  4. 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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