Parent Programs

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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/

Event

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/

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FREE!! END OF SUMMER PICNIC

For families with children experiencing hearing concerns

Come and celebrate going back to school!

Join us for grilled hotdog lunch. Let’s get to know each other!

Children will play and families will socialize.


*Games *Bubbles *Story *Free backpack with school supplies *Community Resources for families

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On Thursday, June 20th, NCHAM will be hosting the webinar: "Using Remote Microphone Systems to Improve Listening and Learning for Young Children Who Are Hard of Hearing" presented by Merry Spratford.
During this webinar, we will discuss 1) why it is important for early intervention providers, parents, and audiologists to be aware of the acoustical learning environment of young children who are hard of hearing and 2) emerging evidence showing the impact of receiving remote microphone systems on children's language development.

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FAMILY LEARNING DAY

Parent Program, Children's Recreation, Child Care, SibShop (7 - 13 years of age)

"The 4 E's of Raising a Deaf or Hard of Hearing Child: Expose, Educate, Embrace, and Elevate"

8:30 Registration

9:00 Keynote Speaker: Stacy Abrams, Gallaudet University
11:30 Lunch & Panel of Deaf Adults
1:30 Departure

Cost: Each person pays $5.00 with a maximum of $20.00 per family. Pay on site. Scholarships are available.

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This is a free event for all families with children of any age who have any degree of hearing loss, adults who are deaf or hard of hearing, and professionals who support us. We'll have hotdogs, chips, cookies, fun for the kids, and a great time visiting with one another!  Feel free to bring your own lawn chair or blanket.

RSVP to Melanie Lindsay at Melanie_l@tndisability.org

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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

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The 4 E's of Raising a Deaf or Hard of Hearing Child: Expose, Educate, Embrace, and Elevate

Families will learn about different concepts and how they tie into how families can elevate their deaf or hard of hearing child’s language.

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0-5 Parent Outreach and Partnership Services for Family, Children, & Adults will host a parent meeting 

Lunch is provided. Please register at this link Space is limited.

Come meet parents who have a child with a hearing concern, meet professionals and other parents as we share the resources we have available for the families in the area. 

We will follow up for the next 5 weeks with weekly meetings through the teleconferencing app, ZOOM, at a time that is decided up on by the group.

Come join us!