Webinar 2: Strengthening Deaf Child’s Bill of Rights
BIO: David is the principal for one of the largest regional secondary programs in the country. The program is housed in Irvine at Venado Middle School (current national Battle of the Books champs) and University High School
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BIO: Melissa Malzkuhn is the founder and creative director of Motion Light Lab at Gallaudet University. The lab uses creative literature and digital technology to create immersive learning experiences- from bilingual storybook apps that have been translated into over ten languages to motion-capture projects that build signing avatars- all of which expand the 3D landscape for deaf children. Third-generation Deaf, and a proud alumnus of California School for the Deaf Fremont, Melissa is one of the creators of The ASL App, which has been downloaded over 2 million times. She is an Obama Fellow, inaugural class 2018.
BIO: My name is John Aguilar. I am married to my beautiful wife, Indira and we have two amazing Deaf children, Elias age 3.5 and Bella age 10. I spent 10 years in the US Air Force as an F-16 Tactical Aircraft Maintainer, in 2012 I received my Honorable Discharge, and shortly after received my degree in Aerospace Engineering at San Jose State. I am now working for AEVEX Aerospace as a Sr. Mechanical Systems Engineer in San Diego, CA. We are very active in our Deaf community and are big supporters of ASL and LEAD-K.