Fundamentals in Deaf Faith Formation Methodologies (SN 2)

Course Level: Basic

Course Summary

This course is designed to provide an informative base and understanding regarding: Deaf Culture, perspectives on deafness, methods of communication, spectrum of deafness, sacramental, faith formation and RCIA accommodations, adaptations and resources. This course will address the unique experiences of Deaf people from various perspectives. This course is designed for Catholic School teachers who need to familiarize themselves with faith formation methodologies; as well as catechetical leaders and catechists who need to familiarize themselves with the lingo and fundamentals of ministering to families with Deaf people. This course may also be beneficial to parents of Deaf children who may wish to learn more about approaches to educating their children in the faith.    

***Please note: the course Disabilities in Parish Life: An Overview is a prerequisite for this course.

Successful completion of this course earns 2.5 CEU's.

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