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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

December 5 Topic: Toys! Back to the Basics (RSVP by 12/2/15).

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.

Family F.U.N. Night

Save the dates: January 21, 2016, 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

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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.

Level 1 - 6 pm to 7 pm at Faith Christian Community Center, 5572 Mercy Way in Lafayette.  1st, 3rd and 5th Fridays starting October 18th to January 29th, 2016.

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

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 Class will run until March 14, 2016. Cost for this class is $125.00 per person.