Parent Programs

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You and your family are invited to a Play Date for children birth to four with Hearing Concerns.

Time: 9:30 – 11:00 (come when you can!)

Tentative Schedule for the Children

Time Activity
9:30 Free Play while everyone arrives
9:45 Story Teller with special characters
10:00 Outdoor play – weather permitting
10:15 Games: Duck-Duck-Goose, Mulberry Bush, Popping bubbles, hide ‘n seek
10:40 Healthy Snacks
11:00 So long, so good to meet you!

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Hands & Voices Family Leadership in Language and Learning (FL3)'s goal is to ensure that EHDI programs, supported by federal funding in the United States, use research-based concepts known to support families, parents, and caregivers of deaf or hard of hearing infants, toddlers, and young children identified through newborn hearing screening. We want what you want: for "our children" to reach optimal language, literacy, and social-emotional development.

PARTICIPATE IN THIS FIRST-EVER, FOUR-DAY, FREE ONLINE EXPERIENCE

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Free Opportunity
Statewide 0-5 Parent Outreach – Serving Families and Children (0-5) Identified with Hearing Concerns
Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Unilateral, Mild, Deaf-Blind, Auditory Neuropathy, etc.

Come have fun at the Mt. Juliet Library for story time!

Join other families and their young children for a story with manipulatives, visual supports, participate in finger play songs, and enjoy movement activities while focusing on letters and numbers.

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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.

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"There is a Superhero in All of US. We Just Need the Courage to Put on the Cape" - Superman  Join us for a life-changing weekend with renowned transformation coach, speaker and the bestselling author of "Finding the Gift: Daily Meditations for Mindfulness," Angela Howell! Angela continually seeks new insight and personal growth; and will facilitate just that with us. A Journey into heART. Don't miss out! This will be a wonderful event!

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DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: (I/ 28 /19)

Designed for families to learn ASL with their very young child (birth-to-five years old). The purpose is to practice ASL in their daily routines at home with their very young children.

This is an online class. Particpants will need a computer or smart phone, access to highspeed internet, and ability to use media players on their computer or home device. Some families may access everything they need at their local library.

The classes are FREE for families with young children who are deaf / hard of hearing.

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Cost:

No charge

Celebrate Valentines Weekend! Everyone in your family gets something!

What:

Parents get away for a couple of hours without the kids.

The kids will have a GREAT time with friends, planned activities, and adult supervision.

Where:

Bridges for the Deaf and hard of Hearing, Nashville

When:

Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019  

Drop-off between 4:30 - 5:00 PM

Pick-up between 7:30 - 8:00 PM

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Cost:

Free to all families and their children

Who:
Families with children identified who are hearing impaired, deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, or have hearing concerns - all ages are welcome!


What:
Family Story Time
“The Snowy Day” by Ezra Jack Keats

follow-up story, songs, finger plays, and a craft.
Interpreter for the story is available 

When:

Saturday, Jan. 26, from 2:00 - 3:00

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TRI-CITIES!: READY, SET, LEARN! is coming your way!

Sponsored by: 0-5 Parent Outreach with the Comprehensive Educational Resource Center located at the Tennessee School for the Deaf is coming to your area!

We are bringing our next Literacy Workshop (Ready, Set, Learn!) for parents, grandparents, and caregivers of children ages 0-5, identified with any hearing concerns to the TRI-CITIES AREA.

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FREE OF CHARGE!

LEARN ABOUT:

• Education Plans - IEPs and 504 Plans
• Educational services and accommodations
• How to advocate for your child

Childcare provided in the same building, for children over the age of 2 years.

To register, email Kate Carney at:

kate.carney@vanderbilt.edu
with the names of the attendees
(including children) and the ages of any
children who will need child care.