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Indiana Deaf and Hard of Hearing Transition Day - March 4, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Deaf and Hard of Hearing Transition Alliance is having a packed-fill day (8:15 am to 7:30 pm) at the Indiana State Fairgrounds Farm Bureau Building. This exciting event features Tawny Holmes, Esq. as the keynote speaker, Rosa Lee of "The Rosa Lee Show", the Vibrations Performance Troupe show and 4 oncurrent sessions. For more information about this event, email IndianaDHHTransition@gmail.com. Click here for the flyer: Indiana DHHT Day Flyer

EHDI Family Conference Hosted by Indiana Hands & Voices - March 19, 2016

Family Conference at Conner Prairie, Fishers, IN with Kelly and Katie DiBenedetto as keynote speakers. Call Stacy with questions at 317-657-0951 and register by 3/11/16 at www.inhandsandvoices.org.

Parent Infant and Toddler Playgroup, 1st Saturday of Each Month (except for Holiday)

CDHHE has a Parent Infant and Toddler Playgroup for families of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children ages birth to 36 months in Indianapolis from 9:30 am to 11:00 am. 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.

February 6th Topic: Reading! When, why, how, and how much? (RSVP by 2/3/16)

March 6th Topic: TBA. (RSVP by 3/2/16)

Language interpreters (ASL, Spanish, Burmese, etc.) available upon request. Please let us know as soon as possible if interpreting services are needed so we can do our best to secure an interpreter for your specific language.

Effecting Positive Outcomes in Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (EPO) upcoming Webinars

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 3:30-4:30 pm

Title: The “What”, “Why”, “How”, and “Now what” of the Ling Six Sound Test

Presenter: Cara Kaiser

Registration Link: https://indstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9NtXcgZvsVICcKh

Thursday, March 17, 2016

3:30-4:30 pm

Title: How Cued Speech Supports Language Acquisition

Presenters: Karla Giese & Heidi Herbon

Registration Link: https://indstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_8C7rtixHQ6k9lSR

Please know that the airing dates represent the first viewing; however, the webinars are recorded allowing participants to view at their convenience.  Participants must register for the webinar in order to receive the link and login information.  Additional information can be found on the attached training fliers.

For questions, please contact Marcee Wilburn at Marcee.Wilburn@indstate.edu.   

Effecting Positive Outcomes in Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (EPO) is a collaborative effort of the Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education, Indiana Hands & Voices, and the PASS Project.

Family F.U.N. Night

Save the dates: March 17, 2016 and May 19, 2016.

Hosted at EWAC building, 1200 E. 42nd Street, Indianapolis, IN.

Projected Schedule: Pizza: 5:30-6:00, Presentation: 6:00-7:00 pm and Child Activities: 6:00 - 7:00 pm.

To sign up or to get more information, call 855-875-5193  or send an email to cdhhe@isdh.in.gov.

Would you like to see information on a specific topic discussed in the future? If so, please send your ideas to cdhhe@isdh.in.gov.

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.

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.

Other ASL classes offering:

Indiana Association of the Deaf has a ASL class at the Indiana School for the Deaf on January 11th. For more information, go to https://www.smore.com/3svqb-american-sign-language. Class will run until March 14, 2016. Cost for this class is $125.00 per person.