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Knoxville - Family Learning Weekend

Friday, May 31, 2019 - 3:30am to Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 10:45am
Tennessee School for the Deaf
2725 Island Home Bvld.
Knoxville, TN 37909
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David Ogle
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SPEAKER: Mike Helms, Vice President, Adult Education and Outreach for Bridges for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Nashville. He is the father of two wonderful girls.    

TOPIC: “Know Your Child” Making decisions for your deaf and hard of hearing child can be difficult. This topic focuses on encouraging parents through that process.

Friday, May 31:  5-9 pm: Registration and Social

Saturday, June 1:  8am-7:30 pm: Meals, Keynote Speaker, Breakout Sessions, Vendors, and Recreation time

Sunday, June 2:  8-10am: Breakfast and departure

Session Topics will include:   - Reading Support in the Home   - Writing Support in the Home   - Math Support in the Home   - Building Relationships through Play   - Approaches to Deaf Education   - Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs)   - Hearing Aids, Cochlear Implants, Hearing Levels   - Resources for Learning ASL   - After High School Options   - Vocational Rehabilitation    -Making Decisions for Your Child’s Needs

Cost: Each person is $5 with a maximum of $20 each family. This includes meals and children’s recreational activities. (Scholarships available)

Register online at: https://www.tsdeaf.org/apps/pages/parent_outreach