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FREE 3-DAY WORKSHOP During these challenging times, UCLA Health and No Limits for deaf children are partnering to have a weekend filled with vital resources, essential workshops on hearing loss by experts in the field, and opportunities to connect with other families and build new and long-lasting friendships.   Teachers and Educators Welcomed! Captions and Spanish translation available.

Friday, June 18
5pm to 7pm Pacific Time/ 6pm to 8pm Mountain Time/ 7pm to 9pm Central Time / 8pm to 10pm Eastern Time
Welcome and Happy Hour

HOSTS Sandy Alexander, SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT Sr. Speech Pathologist, UCLA Health Dr. Michelle Christie Founder & Executive Director No Limits for deaf children and families

Saturday, June 19
10am to 4pm Pacific Time / 11am to 5pm Mountain Time / 12pm to 6pm Central Time / 1pm to 7pm Eastern Time
Multiple Workshops tailored for families of children with hearing loss of all ages.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER Karen Anderson Director of Supporting Success For Children with Hearing Loss

PRESENTERS:

• Sandra Alexander, SLP LSLS, Cert. AVT UCLA Health
• Tina Childress, AuD, CCC-A, educational audiologist
• Dr. Michelle Christie, No Limits for deaf children
• Alison Grimes, AuD, Director of Audiology and Newborn Hearing, UCLA Medical Center
• Dr. Ishiyama, Surgeon and professor in UCLA Head & Neck Division, UCLA Medical Center
• Sandy Johnston, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA, PASC, Pediatric Account Manager for Oticon, Inc.,
• Valerie Lew, Lead Speech-Language Pathologist, UCLA Speech Pathology Clinic
• Dr. Maura Martindale, Ed.D., LSLS Cert. AVEd., Associate Professor - California Lutheran University
• Dr. Hunter Michael, Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
• Sally Tannenbaum, Consumer Engagement Mgr. MED-EL
• Panel of Teens & Young Adults with Hearing Loss • Panel of Adults with Hearing Loss, including Kathy Buckley

Sunday, June 20
10am to 2pm Pacific Time / 11am - 3pm Mountain Time / 12pm - 4pm Central Time / 1pm - 5pm Eastern Time
Celebrating Father’s Day With Fathers Speaking Out and Building Connections

RVSP: www.ParentConnections.org

* SPACE IS LIMITED

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Campus Connections is for college bound teenagers who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing. This event will teach you how to navigate the college application system, request and receive services, learn about different classroom technologies and accommodations, overcome anxieties about meeting successful DHH college students, and experience life on a real college campus, dorms, and classrooms.

Interpreters, CART, and FM systems will be provided. Space is limited and please email to register.

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SE DeafBlind Webinar Series
ASL Interpreters Provided/Spoken Spanish Interpreters Provided

TIME:  1:30PM CST; 2:30PM EST

This presentation will provide an overview of the genetics behind CHARGE syndrome, the major diagnostic features, and the impact on senses and learning.

PRESENTERS:   

  • Minnie Lambert, Board Member of the CHARGE Syndrome Foundation and mother of Andrew
  • Megan Cote, Family Engagement Initiative Lead at the National Center on Deaf-Blindness

Please Register by NOON EASTERN day of Presentation 

REGISTER HERE: https://uky.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_aNKeOMm5Q8Og0MAB9zAhsg

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CHILD-GUIDED ASSESSMENTS
featuring Dr. Jan van Dijk

March 10, 2015
9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
(Lunch On Your Own)
AIDB Tuscaloosa Regional Center
2412 Skyland Blvd. East, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405

Dr. Jan van Dijk is a nationally-renowned presenter in the field of DeafBlindness, pioneering the assessment and teaching processes for children with dual sensory loss and other disabilities. Since 1958, the "Grandfather of DeafBlindness" and "Father of Coactive Movement Strategies" has been helping families and professionals to better understand and serve children with complex needs, autism and behavior disorders through child-guided assessments, anticipation cues for communication and calendar systems. For his extensive international work and innovative approach, he has received both the Anne Sullivan and Deaf Blind Internationals Distinguished Service Awards and was knighted by the Queen of the Netherlands.

Registration is free but space is limited to 100 on-site participants; streaming is available. Please indicate preferences on attached registration form; deadline March 2! Send forms to Jessica L. Edmiston at edmiston.jessica@aidb.state.al.us or 205.323.3691.

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Omni Hotel NashvilleNashville TN SkylineThe Symposium is being hosted by the American Cochlear Implant Alliance and Vanderbilt University Medical Center at the Omni Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee--the Country Music Capital of the World. The American Cochlear Implant Alliance is a non-profit organization whose mission is to advance access to the gift of hearing provided by cochlear implantation through research, advocacy and awareness. Attendees will be Clinicians, Scientists, Educators, Government Officials, Health Insurance Representatives.  See website for registration details, costs and speaker information.

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For more information about registration and the schedule of events go to http://www.cit-asl.org/new/conference/schedule/.

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SE DeafBlind Webinar Series
Tuesdays and Thursdays
(ASL Interpreting, Captioning & Spanish Interpreting Provided)
Sponsored by the Southeast State DeafBlind Projects

TIME:  1:30PM CST; 2:30PM EST

This presentation will demonstrate how to develop and implement three classic literacy lessons: story boxes, experience books, and authentic choice-making.

PRESENTER: Susan M. Bruce, Ph.D  Boston College

Please Register by NOON EASTERN day of Presentation 

REGISTER HERE:  https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_k8NNn3rxTnmboXl8GMHEvw

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SE DeafBlind Webinar Series
ASL Interpreters Provided/Spoken Spanish Interpreters Provided

TIME:  1:30PM CST; 2:30PM EST

PRESENTER: Chris Russell

Please Register by NOON EASTERN day of Presentation 

REGISTER HERE:  https://uky.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_zH86hgGgSsC1xyqfHBVjZw

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Join us in the music city to learn how to maximize your hearing potential, to celebrate the rich sounds of music and to connect with other Cochlear Family members.

Cochlear Celebration 2019 is especially designed for new Cochlear Family members learning to hear their personal best and meet others with similar experiences.

  • Tips and strategies are offered by Cochlear experts to help you appreciate music with a Cochlear device.
  • Educational sessions led by experts to explain techniques to optimize your Cochlear technology.
  • Every meeting encourages interaction between Cochlear Family members with personal stories to share.
  • Enjoy a private party filled with entertainment and camaraderie with your Cochlear Family members.
  • The Information EXPO offers hands-on tips to maximize your hearing performance.
  • Lively childcare and teen programs are sure to cure homesickness (pre-registration required).

Register here

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A free all-inclusive retreat at YMCA Camp Widjiwagan designed to guide high school students who are deaf or hard of hearing through the college and job application process. (Lots of fun activities too: Motivational speaking, recreational Activities, visual/hands on Learning, college recruiting, team building activities, and the opportunity to meet professionals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing.) Saturday only registration is available.