On Cue Newsletter - Spring 2015Featured Spring 2015 Articles:
— 'Choosing Cued Speech: A Parent's Story'
— 'Cued Speech is Turning 50!'
— 'President's Message - Ms. Anne Huffman'
— 'Building Language in Babies and Toddlers'
— 'Cornett Scholarship Winner - Nicole Dugan'
— 'Get Ready for Camp Season & CS Courses'
— 'NCSA and Hands & Voices Join Hands'
— 'Meet Kathleen Bull, CS Advocate in Montreal'
— 'On the World Scene: Cueing in Poland
— 'NCSA & Lachman Foundation - Cued Speech Workshop in Ethiopia'
Plus others - download the PDF flyer
Beginning Cued Speech Workshop for Parents & ProfessionalsRochester, New York
June 27 - 28 | 8 am to 2 pm both days
Location: Nazareth College - 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY
Instructor: Cathy Rasmussen, PhD, CCC-SLP
Overview: This class is for those who have little or no background in Cued Speech. Instruction will include the complete Cued Speech system; participants will be able to cue - slowly - anything they can say at the conclusion of the workshop. Basic applications of CS will be introduced.
For more info, download the PDF flyer
Cue Camp Illinois (Chi-Cue-Go)Jacksonville, IL | July 23 - 25
Online brochure and registration coming soon!
Come join us for our 3rd annual Cue Camp Illinois (Chi-Cue-Go) in Jacksonville, Illinois - experience two fun days of learning and practicing Cued Speech. Come socialize with old and new friends! Our camp is a fun-filled camp for all individuals, families and children.
Beginner and Intermediate classes, as well as presentations of interest to individuals and professionals will be provided.
For more info, go to our camp page!
Dr. R. Orin Cornett ScholarshipDeadline: June 1, 2015
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)
Nicole Dugan is NCSA's 2014 Scholarship Winner - read about her in this article. (PDF)
To see all scholarship winners - click here!
2015 Cued Speech Camps
Spring Camp Cheerio (NC) - May 15 - 17, 2015
New York CS Wksp - June 27 - 28, 2015
Camp Chi-Cue-Go (Illinois) - July 23 - 25, 2015
Cue Camp Virginia - October 8 - 11, 2015
Cued Speech Weekend, UK - TBA
The time to start planning for camp is now!
For all camps, brochures, registration, point of contacts and websites, check our Cued Speech camps page!
Cued Speech 50th Anniversary Conference - *Save The Date*July 8 - 10, 2016
This is an international conference that will be held near Washington, DC in Tysons Corner, VA. It'll be held at the classy Westin Tysons Corner Hotel so don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime conference!
Make your reservations today:
The Westin Tysons Corner Hotel
7801 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22043
'Pointy Three'Children's Book & illustrations
FREE iBook & video download! (300 MB)
Written by Adam Stone and illustrations
done by Joyce Ham, this children's book includes two videos - one in Cued Speech
and the other in ASL.
For MacIntosh computers & iPads only. None available for iPhones. This iBook is 300 megabytes in size so this download requires a little patience. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if any issues with this.
Download the iBook and video here
Pointy Three (300 MB) .
Cued Speech 50th Fundraising Campaign - Cue It Forward!
We just kicked off our fundraising campaign for the Cued Speech 50th Anniversary Conference. We have an ambitious goal, which is to raise
$50,000 in order to successfully host an
international conference and feature the latest research findings (PhD researchers and
Here's the YouTube video, help us fundraise!
Each of us donated $50! Will you?
Cue Camp Virginia | October 8 - 11, 2015Starts Thursday, October 8th at 5 pm!
Don't miss attending Cue Camp Virginia with us all this October! CCVA is a 4-day workshop held next to the beautiful James river in the tranquility of the Jamestown 4-H Center
Adult Cued Speech courses (all levels) offered through Sunday morning.
*NEW - Transliterator (CLT) training with Lauren, incorporating hands-on practice and peer feedback.
Plus many more (presentations, events, etc), go to our camp page for more info!
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!