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Family Sign Language Classes – Provided at No Cost

The purpose of free family sign language instruction is to help improve and strengthen communication between parents and their deaf/hard of hearing child.

Targeted audience: family members and caregivers of young deaf/hard of hearing children. This is a one-hour Level 1 class designed class for 8 weeks.

Presently, there are classes in Noblesville, Indianapolis and West Lafayette. Come back to this page to see what other classes will take place in the near future. To request a class in your area or to get more information, call 317-493-0515 or send an email to cdhhe@isdh.in.gov.

Parent Toddler Playgroup, 1st Saturday and 2nd Tuesday of Each Month

CDHHE has a Parent Toddler Playgroup for families of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children ages 12 months to 36 months in Indianapolis. If you are interested in getting more information about this program, please contact Kjari Newell at 317-232-0960 or email cdhhe@isdh.in.gov.

Parent Infant Playgroup, 1st Saturday and 3rd Tuesday of Each Month

CDHHE has a Parent Infant Playgroup for families of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children ages birth to 12 months in Indianapolis. If you are interested in getting more information about this program, please contact Kjari Newell at 317-232-0960 or email cdhee@isdh.in.gov.

Indiana Deaf Educators and Educational Interpreters Coference – June 15-16, 2015

Two days of informative workshops offered by more than 15 presenters.  Contact Bonnie Bunch for more information at 812-237-2830 or email at bonnie.bunch@indstate.edu.

Children's Deaf Camps - June 28- July 3, 2015

The Indiana Deaf Camps Foundation is dedicated to promoting the educational, social, spiritual, physical and personal development of individuals with a hearing loss, or who are related to individuals with a hearing loss. Go to http://www.indeafcamps.org/ for more information.

2015 ASDC Conference - June 25-28, 2015

The American Society for Deaf Children is hosting their biannual national conference in Indianapolis. There will be two nationally known keynote speakers, children day camps, 30 workshop sessions and shared table chats with three evenings filled of food and entertainment. For more information and to register, visit http://www.deafchildren.org/ or email asdc2015indiana@gmail.com. To see the flyer, click here. Para ver el folleto haga clic aqui.

The CARE Project Workshop for Professionals offered by Early Hearing Detection & Intervention  – July 17, 2015

This is for professionals who work with families of children who are deaf or hard of hearing (Audiologists, SLPs, EI, and all other professionals in this field). Go to http://www.ehdimeeting.org/ for more information. It will be at Indiana Government Center South from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

The CARE Project Workshop for Parents and Families of children who are deaf or hard of hearing offered by Early Hearing Detection & Intervention  – July 18, 2015

This is for parents and families of children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Go to http://www.ehdimeeting.org/ for more information. It will be at Indiana Government Center South from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.