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ERIC Number: EJ903158
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
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ISSN: ISSN-1544-6751
Leadership Camp for Hard of Hearing and Deaf Students Provides Participants Power and Pride
Poeppelmeyer, Diana; Coco, David
Odyssey: New Directions in Deaf Education, v8 n1 p24-27 2006-2007
In this article, the authors describe a leadership experience that allows hard of hearing students to learn from the diverse identities of their peers. They describe a Youth Leadership Retreat for mainstream students that includes motivational speeches, adventure learning, ropes courses, team building activities, reflective and small group discussions, mentoring, games, skits, dancing, and just plain fun. Key elements that contribute to the model's uniqueness and success are discussed.
Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center. Gallaudet University, 800 Florida Avenue NE, KS 3600, Washington, DC 20002. Tel: 800-526-9105; Tel: 202-651-5340; Fax: 202-651-5708; e-mail: odyssey@gallaudet.edu; Web site: http://clerccenter.gallaudet.edu
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Texas