Rosner will appear at a luncheon marking the 10th anniversary of the UT Health Science Center’s Deaf Education and Hearing Science Program
Jennifer Rosner, author of the memoir, “If a Tree Falls: A Family’s Quest to Hear and Be Heard,” speaks at a luncheon commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Deaf Education and Hearing Science Program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Noon on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013
Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Children, 603 E. Hildebrand Ave., San Antonio.
After her daughters were born deaf, author Jennifer Rosner discovered a hidden history of deafness in her family going back generations to the Jewish enclaves of Eastern Europe. In her memoir, she shares this history and her own journey into the modern world of deafness, including decisions she and her husband made for their daughters on hearing aids, cochlear implants and sign language.
Blane Trautwein, Ed.D., director of the UT Health Science Center’s Deaf Education and Hearing Science Program, will be on hand.
The Deaf Education and Hearing Science Program is one of only a handful in the country that provides intensive training in helping children with hearing loss develop spoken language through residual hearing, high-powered hearing aids and modern surgical procedures. Its primary mission is preparing future deaf education professionals.