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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. Upcoming classes:

- Wednesday morning, 10:00 to 11:00 - January 7, 2015 at the Hamilton East Public Library in Noblesville.

- Thursday night, 6:30 to 7:30 - Starting January 8, 2015 at the Indiana School for the Deaf. *this event space is full*

- Tuesday, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm -Starting January 13, 2015 at the Indiana School for the Deaf.

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.

Effecting Positive Outcomes (EPO) in Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing Webinar Series – Always on a Thursday from 3:30 to 4:30 pm EST. No cost to participants restricted to Indiana residents.

January 22, 2015 – Topic: The Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education. Presenters: CDHHE Staff. Registration Link: https://indstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_abzKPnjcFWOqStn (Registration will close on January 19 at 5:00 pm EST).

February 19, 2015 – Topic: Introduction to Captioning Video for Adapting Curriculum and Beyond. Presenter: Dan Herlihy. Registration Link: https://indstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0rNGcTa6bCut4pL (Registration will close on February 16 at 5:00 pm EST).

March 19, 2015 – Topic: The Importance of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) & Self-Advocacy for D/HH Students. Presenters: Rachel Huizar-Shaffer, M.A. and Leah Ilan, M.A. Registration Link: https://indstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_6ESu3Rd4NYMSSCF (Registration will close on March 16 at 5:00 pm EST).

April 30, 2015 – Topic: Sign Language Resources for Visual Access Presenter: Tina Caloud. Registration Link: https://indstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_4YZsLignXffKAo5 (Registration will close on April 27 at 5:00 pm EST).

Indiana Council of Administrators of Special Education (ICASE) Conference – February 12-13, 2015

ICASE Conference will take place in Indianapolis at Hyatt Regency.  Go to http://www.icase.org/ for more information.

14th Annual Early Hearing Detection & Intervention Meeting – March 8-10, 2015

The Early Hearing Detection & Intervention meeting will take place in Louisville, Kentucky. Go to http://www.ehdimeeting.org/ for more information.

Indiana Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention – April 23-25, 2015

ISHA Convention will be in Indianapolis at the Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel.  Go to http://www.islha.org/page-1467727 for more information.

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

The Indiana Deaf Camps Foundation is dedicated to promoting the educational, social, spirtual, 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.