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Parent Get-Togethers Online - d/hh/db children 0 - 5 years

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Online - ZOOM Invitation
115 Stewarts Ferry Pike
Nashville, TN 37211
Contact Name: 
Tracy Duncan
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 

Please join the online parent get-togethers this fall! We call this COFFEE BREAK.

The event meets online once a month using ZOOM. It is very informal and relaxed – just an easy conversation. Families often have questions they might ask. Below is a sample agenda, possible dates August – December, and speakers – topics.

These get-togethers take place online using ZOOM. You use your home device with a mic and camera.
ZOOM is free to install on your device. Visit to sign-up for a personal account. https://zoom.us/

The parent get-together is made-up of two parts:
• Guest Speaker: a brief chat, 20+ minutes
• Communication & Conversation: 20+ minutes

A sample agenda looks like this:
7:00 – 7:05 Greeting
7:05 – 7:30 Guest or Communication Skills
7:30 – 7:55 Guest or Communication Skills
7:55 – 8:00 Conclusion

Parent Get -Togethers Scheduled Thursdays at 7:00 PM CST

8.20 Donice Kaufman TN EARS - Emergency Alert Resources System for the Deaf

Coomunication Skills - Meaningful Safety & Emergency Vocabulary

9.10 Jenny Williams SibShops and TN Hands & Voices – Advocacy and Support

Communication Skills - Meaningful Positive Behavior Vocabulary

9.24 Carrie Crittendon Educational Audiology

Communication skills: Developing auditory attention

10.22 Paula Wagner Local Education Agency Outreach - LEA

Communication skills - Developing visual attention

11.19 Tonya Bowman Health care resources: Federal, State, Local

Communication Skills - Meaningful Medical & Health Vocabulary

12.3 Brenda Boaz-Pond LSDHH - Reading to My Child - demonstration

Communication Skills - Meaningful Story Conversation Vocabulary


Interested? Receive a notification and join the Coffee Break meetings YOU want to attend.

Contact Tracy Duncan to add your email to the notification list. t.duncan@tsdeaf.org

Sign-up on or before August 13th.

Notifications are sent one week before the get-together is scheduled.

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