HIV/AIDS Prevention for Deaf Adolescents: An International Conference

January 11 - 14, 1998
Montana State University - Bozeman, Montana

The purpose of the conference is to allow educators, social workers, counselors, medical professionals, and others who work with the young or adolescent Deaf to meet, study, and create new strategies and materials for HIV/AIDS prevention within the International Deaf Adolescent Community.

Scheduled Speakers:
  • Robert J. Awe, M.D., HIV/AIDS Physician, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Christine Gannon, STD & HIV/AIDS Prevention, The Katzenbach School
  • Linda A. Frahm, B.A., HIV/AIDS Educator, Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services
  • Daniel Langholtz, M.S., University of California-San Francisco Center on Deafness
  • Barbara Luetke-Stahlman, Ph.D., Educator & Language Specialist for the Deaf, University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Richard F. Martell, Ph.D., Assoc. Professor of Psychology, Montana State University
  • Jack R. Olson, Ph.D., Communication Disorders and Sciences, Montana State University
  • Marilyn Volker, Ed.D., Sexologist and Teacher of the Deaf

Early registration: By November 7, 1997
Late registration: December 7, 1997

Cost per attendee (early or late registration): $75


1-3 graduate or undergraduate credits possible at $90 per credit (optional).


Hotel (Please contact directly): The GranTree Inn, Bozeman, MT at (800) 624-5865.

Additional Information:

For a registration application or more information, please contact Dr. Jack Olson by fax at (406) 994-3804, e-mail at, or by telephone at (406) 994-5176.

This conference is partially funded through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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