Alessandra Checchetto

ChecchettoAlessandra Checchetto was a PhD student in “Psychology, Linguistics, and Cognitive Neuroscience” under the supervision of Professor Carlo Cecchetto. She is involved in the SIGN-HUB project (2016-2020): “Preserving, researching and fostering the linguistic, historical and cultural heritage of European Deaf signing communities with an integral resource.”

She received her MA degree with full marks in Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, with a thesis on tactile LIS, the variety of LIS used by Deafblind signing population.

Since 1998 she has been working as interpreter of LIS and tactile LIS in several settings, both public and private. She is a member of Anios, an association of Italian sign language interpreters. She has experience in the training field, where she deals with training and updating courses for LIS interpreters.

From 2011 to 2016 she was contract professor of tactile LIS and Deaf culture at the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.

Upcoming Events

December 5, 2023
  • BIL Seminar: Victoria Sánchez-Gómez December 5, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

    'Exploring narrative abilities of Spanish-speaking children with intellectual and developmental disabilities: Assessment and Intervention'

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December 14, 2023
  • Seminario CIRCLeS: Francesco Pavani December 14, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    Plasticità cerebrale e sordità: discutere lo stato dell'arte per superare alcune concezioni fuorvianti

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December 19, 2023
  • BIL Seminar: Shenai Hu December 19, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

    'Comprehension and production of relative clauses by Chinese children with developmental language disorder'

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