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Learning Community -Sibling Rivalry and Responsibility When One Child is Deaf or Hard of Hearing and Building a Strong First Language Foundation   Dr. Michael Hoffman will present on the topics of sibling rivalry and responsibility – when one child is deaf or hard of hearing, the importance of building a strong first language foundation, […]

Learning Community – School Transition Planning

ABOUT THIS ONLINE LEARNING COMMUNITY EVENT: A PANEL OF SPEAKERS WILL DISCUSS SCHOOL TRANSITION PLANNING FROM EARLY LEARNING THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL AND BEYOND FROM PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL PERSPECTIVES.    

Understanding Mediation in the Dispute Resolution Process

This session will offer a brief background on Individual with Disabilities Act (IDEA) and dispute resolution system in Delaware, specifically, the mediation process, including roles and responsibilities of mediator and participants. Presented by: Maria Locuniak, Ph.D, NCSP Education Associate – Delaware Department of Education Kathy Murphy, Associate Director University of Delaware- SPARC Meedra Surratte, M.Ed., […]

Learning Community- Congenital CMV Awareness

Dr. Kathi Riley will speak on the topic of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, called congenital CMV. This can be passed from a mother to her baby in utero through the placenta and can cause some babies to have health problems at birth, or that develop later in life. Problems can include hearing loss, developmental and motor […]

Delaware’s Alternate Assessment (DeSSA-Alt)

Delaware’s Alternate Assessment (DeSSA-Alt) is for our students with the most significant cognitive disabilities. This assessment provides academic standards that are used to measure academic achievement for the students who are eligible for the alternate assessment. This webinar will provide an overview of the DeSSA-ALT and discuss strategies that can be used to support literacy […]

Learning Community- resources for families of children with a recent deaf/ hard of hearing diagnosis

A panel of speakers will discuss resources for families of children with a recent deaf/ hard of hearing diagnosis. About the panel: • Arielle Morris — Family Resource Specialist, Parent Information Center of Delaware • Clare Consavage — Parent Guide-by-Your-Side Program Coordinator, Delaware Families for Hands & Voices • Mindi Failing, Ed.S. — Delaware Statewide […]

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