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

This is an in-person event.

Event Date

Online - ZOOM Invitation
115 Stewarts Ferry Pike
Nashville, TN 37211
United States

Contact Name
Tracy Duncan
Email Address
Contact Phone
865-320-3754 (Voice, Text)
Event Type
Parent Programs,
Sign Language Classes

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.

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

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

Communication Skills - Meaningful Safety & Emergency Vocabulary

9.12 Kayla Head Professional Deaf Woman: life experiences using hearing aids and cochlear implants Communication Skills - Meaningful Social -Emotional Vocabulary

9.26 Tina Regenwether Education Topics: Early Intervention and Transition 

Communication Skills - Keeping your child’s visual attention

10.17 Marc Hayes Mama Lere Hearing School: Educational Considerations for your child

Communication Skills: Developing auditory attention

10.24 Paula Wagner Local Education Agency (LEA) Outreach

Communication Skills: Developing visual attention

11.7 Vicki Powers Educational Audiology

Communiation skills - Meaningful Listening / Signed Vocabulary

11.21 Susan Jones Family Experiences: Raising a deaf daughter in a rural city near Nashville

Communication Skills - Meaningful Positive Behavior Vocabulary

12.5 ?
Aric Randolph / Beryl Corey Raising a Successful Child: self-esteem, spiritual / moral, and self-confident.

Communication Skills: Meaningful 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.

Sign-up on or before August 13th.

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