Adapting EGRA to Include Sign Language

ACR GCD shares lessons learned about the adaptation, language subtasks development, and administration of the Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA) to enable assessment of sign language users.

Adapting EGRA to Include Sign Language
Screenshot of webinar presentation, "Adapting EGRA to Include Sign Language."

All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge (ACR GCD) for Development, Josh Josa, disability inclusive education portfolio lead at USAID, and Kristina Solum, senior director of literacy and learning at School-to-School International, share lessons learned about the adaptation, language subtasks development, and administration of the Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA) to enable assessment of sign language users. Watch the webinar to learn about the successes, challenges and lessons learned from developing and piloting the Early Grade Reading Sign Language Assessment (EGRSLA) to assess the language and reading skills of students who are deaf or hard of hearing in an ACR GCD-funded project implemented by the Institute for Disabilities Training and Research and École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Rabat in Morocco.

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