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1 Race and Your Community Race and Your Community Yolanda Campos October 17, 2010 Eth/125 Vonda Morrissette
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2 Race and Your Community Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Children The community I only belong to is a program called Parent and Infant Program; it is located in San Antonio, Texas near San Antonio Zoo. Many different people around the world belong to this community and place their heart and effort to make others welcome. Sunshine Cottage School has great people who sacrifice their time to help children with hearing loss. “When walking through the campus of Sunshine Cottage, you know that you are some place extraordinary” ( The Nordan Trust, Marcia and Otto Koehler Foundation, Cheryl & John Schoolfield Charitable Fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation and the Texas Corvette Association, n.d.). “Everywhere you hear the sounds of children calling out answers to lessons, or the laughter of a group bouncing down the hall for a nature hike in the back” ( The Nordan Trust, Marcia and Otto Koehler Foundation, Cheryl & John School field Charitable Fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation and the Texas Corvette Association, n.d.). “The atmosphere around you is warm and inviting, and the air of excitement convinces you this is a special day, but every day is a special day in a school that abounds with sounds and words, heard and spoken by children with varying degrees of deafness” ( The Nordan Trust, Marcia and Otto Koehler Foundation, Cheryl & John School field Charitable Fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation and the Texas Corvette Association, n.d.). “Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Children promotes early identification and intervention of hearing impairment, and provides learning in a rich auditory-oral environment so that children with hearing loss can develop to their maximum potential
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3 Race and Your Community through listening, language and speech” (The Nordan Trust and The Marcia and Otto Koehler Foundation, N.D.). “At Sunshine Cottage, parents embrace an auditory-verbal philosophy that will help their child learn to listen and communicate” (The Nordan Trust and The Marcia and Otto Koehler Foundation, N.D.). “In a warm, comfortable, home-like setting, parents learn about hearing loss, effective use of amplification and strategies for developing oral language” (The Nordan Trust and The Marcia and Otto Koehler Foundation, N.D.). “Each family becomes a part of a team that includes parents, audiologists, and parent-advisors, all working, learning and growing together” (The
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2010 for the course ETH 125 ETH 125 taught by Professor N/a during the Fall '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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