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Fall DHH Regional Teachers Meetings

The Sensory Support and Assistive Technology Section of the Exceptional Children Division is happy to announce the dates for Fall meetings for Teachers of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing. Registration is now open.

Teachers are invited to attend any meeting that is convenient for dates and locations. The focus of the Fall meeting will be assessment information; more details will be provided in the agenda next year. All meetings will be held from 1-4pm.

Meeting Date/Location:

  • Region 7 Tuesday September 16, 2014 Wilkes County Schools
  • Region 5 Wednesday September 17, 2014 Davidson County Schools
  • Region 8 Tuesday September 23, 2014 Henderson County Schools
  • Region 6 Thursday September 25, 2014 Cabarrus County Schools
  • Region 1 Friday October 3, 2014 Wayne County Schools
  • Region 2 Friday October 3, 2014 Wayne County Schools
  • Region 3 Friday October 3, 2014 Wayne County Schools
  • Region 4 Monday October 6, 2014 Cumberland County Schools

To register go to the following WIKI Page.

Please mark your calendars! We look forward to seeing you in the Fall, and ENJOY your summer!

DPI Workshops

Workshops coming soon!!!

Collaborative Workshops

September 21,2014 Fun and Fundraiser for CCCDP/CASTLE!
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Southern Village - On the Green

September 23-24 The ABCs of Assessments
9 AM- 4PM each day
Greenville Participants will learn about how, when, and why ongoing assessment of students with hearing loss is important and how to select the most appropriate assessment tools for progress monitoring. Participants will have the opportunity to learn how to administer several assessments pertaining to language and vocabulary.

Oct 06, 2014 Development 101
Online two different times: 12PM-1PM & 8PM-9PM
Language 101 is a basic overview of typical language development. This is ideal for parents of children who are deaf or hard of hearing, or for professionals who need an introduction or review of developmental milestones for spoken language.

October 13-14,2014 Bloom & Lahey 1/CASLLS 1: Road Map to Typical Language Development
Oct 13, 2014 9:00 AM to Oct 14, 2014 4:00 PM — **Information Highway**,
This workshop will focus on tracking and teaching the sequence of early, expanding and complex language development using the Bloom & Lahey model and the CASLLS Scales. Applications to manual and spoken communication are discussed. Asheville, NC ,Greensboro, NC and Greenville, NC

Participants will select one child’s EC file from their caseload and bring it to the workshop, then utilize that file to identify needs & develop a long range plan to close gaps. (MAXIMUM PARTICIPANTS: 15)

Oct 22, 2014 Vocabulary
Online two different times: 12PM-1PM & 8PM-9PM Join us for this webinar to learn more about how to teach vocabulary in fun exciting ways to children of all ages. Typical vocabulary development, vocabulary hierarchy and games/ activities to use in teaching vocabulary will all be covered in this one hour course. Target audience is parents, teachers, speechpathologists and teachers of the deaf.

November 6-7,2014 NC AG Bell and CCCDP Hear-N-Now Fall Conference
11/6 from 8:30 AM to 11/7, 2014 3:00 PM
Caraway Conference Center - Asheboro, NC, New Technology, Research, & Therapy Techniques:Opportunities for Parent/Professional Collaboration.

ONGOING Speech Babble
The agenda includes information on typical babble development, speech acoustics, and why and how we do speech babble.

Dec 04, 2014 Opens(italics) Roadmaps 3: Information Meets Application
Online two different times: 12PM-1PM & 8PM-9PM This one-hour online course is an extension of Roadmaps I and II . Specific lesson planning will be discussed as well as incorporating goals and strategies learned in the previous trainings.

Dec 16, 2014 Intro to the MARCOF Mainstream Assessment of Readiness for Children Over Five
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM **Information Highway**
3 Locations: Asheville, Greensboro, Greenville Presenters will be at the Greensboro location

This presentation will provide participants with the information necessary to understand and utilize the MARCOF. The MARCOF is an excellent assessment tool designed for teachers and therapists to use when considering classroom placements and accommodations for children with hearing loss ages 5 and above.

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