Story time with Author Kristy O'Connell
Time & Location
About the Event
When Kristy O’Connell, a Franklin Square resident, was teaching preschool at a special education school in Port Washington about two years ago, she noticed that all of the books about being deaf were designed for upper-elementary and middle school students. So, she decided to take it upon herself to make a book about deaf culture for young students.“I think it’s important to cultivate empathy and community with children, so that they can appreciate the value of differences in their peers,” O’Connell, a Franklin Square resident, explained. “As an educator, I feel that teaching students about ASL and deaf culture promotes inclusivity and equal access for everyone.”
Included in this virtual event:
cost: $30.00 plus tax
A signed copy of the book.
One pottery piece (hand dish) - must be returned to the studio for firing.
All materials required to complete this project.
All of the above materials will be packaged and ready for pick up two days before the event.