Larry Finn

Lecturer, ASL, Special Education
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Larry is currently the Curriculum/Assessment Coordinator at the Kansas School for the Deaf in Olathe, KS.  He received a Bachelors degree in Speech Communication from the University of Missouri at Kansas City and a Masters degree in Deaf Education from the University of Kansas.  He is a life-long educator, teaching over 40 years at the Kansas School for the Deaf in both the Elementary and Secondary programs.  He is fluent in American Sign Language and has taught sign language courses throughout the state of Kansas.  He has been teaching ASL 1 and ASL 2 at KU since 2011. 


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