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EHDI Family Conference – October 11, 2014 in Indianapolis

Indiana Hands and Voices is hosting this event for the family at Jameson Camp. The keynote speaker will be Carla Zimmerman.  For more information and to register, visit or call 317-997-3047. Click here to see the flyer.

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 or email To see the flyer, click here. Para ver el folleto haga clic aqui.

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.

There are two classes in currentingly in progress Indianapolis, but registeration is closed. However, to request a class in your area or to get more information, call 317-493-0515 or send an email to

Language Enrichment and Play (LEAP) playgroup, Tuesdays and Thursdays:

CDHHE has a LEAP Playgroup for families of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children 18 months old to 3 years old. If you are interested in getting more information abot this program, please contact Connie Mclean at 317-493-0477 or email

Where: CDHHE site in Indianapolis.

2nd and 5th Wednesday of the month:

The DeVault Otologic Research Lab holds a research colloquium every 2nd and 5th Wednesday of the month at 12 noon in the Riley Research Building (conference room 134). The goal of this colloquium series is to bring prominent researchers from around the world to speak about their latest research findings and to encourage discussion of current clinical and theoretical issues in the field of hearing loss. This is open to all professionals in the Hearing Sciences. For more information, contact Irina Castellanos, Ph.D., at