Cued Speech 50th Anniversary ConferenceJuly 8 - 10, 2016
Online registration is open!
The Westin Tysons Corner Hotel
7801 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22043
Make your hotel reservation today
Dr. R. Orin Cornett ScholarshipDeadline: June 1, 2016
These $500 to $1000 scholarships are given out annually for students who have used Cued Speech for the last five years during their education and are entering or attending a vocational, undergraduate or graduate school. More info below:
Scholarship application form (PDF)
Scholarship application form (DOC)
Becca Schier is NCSA's 2015 Scholarship Winner - read about her in this article.
To see all scholarship winners - click here!
Spring Camp CheerioMay 13 - 15, 2016
Spring Camp Cheerio is located in the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains. SCC is a camp for individuals and families interested in mastering strategies for spoken language.
Can't afford camp? Apply for a scholarship
To register! Click the registration form (PDF).
Contact camp director Courtney Branscome at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SCC site - springcampcheerio.org
Our camps page is cuedspeech.org/cue-camps
2016 Camps & Workshops
Cue Camp Cheerio - May 13 - 15
Cue Camp Mechuwana - Aug 14 - 17
Pine Tree Disc. (Maine) - Aug. 21 - 24
Cue Camp Virginia - Oct. 6 - 9
For more camp details, brochures, point of contact and locations, check our
Native Cuers -
Your Stories & Photos Needed!
Native adult cuers - individuals who grew up with Cued Speech are being asked
to submit childhood stories and photos. Find the link below, it takes you to a form where you can fill out along with your story and attached photos!
The Cued Speech 50th Anniversary conference is taking place on July 8 to 10.
Click to fill out form to let us know what you have done and how you got to where you are nowadays...
On Cue - Jan 2016 (Winter)Featured Articles:
- It Started w/ Cheese: A Story of Language
- 'Choosing Cued Speech: A Parent's Story'
- Cued Speech 50th Anniversary Conference
- CLEAR: The Future of NCSA Advocacy
- Cornett Winner Roars at Auburn U.
- NCSA and Hands & Voices: Cued Mandarin
- NCSA approves logo for CLT services
- Reception For Dr. Cornett at Gallaudet U.
- Cued Speech in Upstate South Carolina
- CueFamily: The Browns
And other articles - download 2016 'On Cue' newsletter (PDF)
Previous 'On Cue' Newsletters found here
Two CLT Transliterator Openings(Full Time)
Description: The Dean of Students Office at Iowa State University is seeking two full time Cued Language Transliterators (CLT).
Dean of Students Office
Full Job Description: http://www.iastatejobs.com:80/postings/18176
Job Openings: cuedspeech.org/employment/job_listings
Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment - Cued Speech
An NCSA-endorsed tool for K-12 classrooms!
Transliterators - get feedback on skills!
Parents - document the skills of your child's transliterator.
Administrators - assess new hires and employees to ensure quality CS transliteration services.
Check out the EIPA Cued Speech page at classroominterpreting.org/EIPA/EIPA-CS
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)
Generous Ways To Donate
- Donate online on the secure GiveDirect site
- Buy & sell on eBay? Do it through our secure MissionFish donation page on behalf of Deaf Childrens Literacy! Visit our eBay site
- Dr. R. Orin Cornett (Cued Speech inventor) Legacy Society - read his bio here
- Donate your vehicle here
- Use GoodSearch for searching online. GoodSearch: You Search, We Give!
In The Media
Northwestern University article & videoRight 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,
Washington Post ArticlesCued 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.
Research Material for Undergraduates, Graduates, Professionals and New FamiliesOrder 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).