Kristin Snoddon’s research and professional experience includes collaborative work with deaf communities in developing sign language and early literacy programming for young deaf children and their parents. Her recent research has focused on developing a parent American Sign Language curriculum that is aligned with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Additionally, she analyzes policy issues related to inclusive education, sign language rights and acquisition planning for ASL.
Before coming to Ryerson, she taught at the University of Alberta and Carleton University. She currently serves as co-ordinator for the World Federation of the Deaf’s Expert Group on Deaf Education. She also serves as executive editor for Deafness & Education International. Her books include the forthcoming Sign Language Ideologies in Practice (with Annelies Kusters, Mara Green and Erin Moriarty Harrelson). Her other publications have appeared in the Canadian Journal of Disability Studies, Canadian Modern Language Review, Current Issues in Language Planning, Disability & Society, International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, International Journal of Inclusive Education, International Journal of Multilingualism, Sign Language Studies and Writing & Pedagogy.