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Live Webcast Sponsored by Brown University's Center for Language - September 24, 2014

Mark Drolsbaugh, author of Deaf Again, will be featured in a Live Webcast on September 24th. In the webcast, his talk will focus on the benefits and consequences of mainstream education for students that are deaf or hard of hearing. Sponsored by Brown University's Center for Language Studies.

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT.

Madness in the Mainstream book discussion with the author, Mark Drolsbaugh

http://www.brown.edu/web/livestream/

EHDI Family Conference – October 11, 2014 in Indianapolis

Indiana Hands and Voices is hosting this event for the family at Jameson Camp. The keynote speaker will be Carla Zimmerman.  For more information and to register, visit http://www.inhandsandvoices.org/ or call 317-997-3047. Click here to see the flyer.

Family Sign Language Classes – Provided at No Cost

The purpose of free family sign language instruction is to help improve and strengthen communication between parents and their deaf/hard of hearing child.

Targeted audience: family members and caregivers of young deaf/hard of hearing children. This is a one-hour Level 1 class designed class for 8 weeks.

There are two classes in Indianapolis:

- Tuesday from 10:00 to 11:00 am at Easter Seals Crossroads starting on September 9th; and

- Wednesday from 6:30 to 7:30 pm at Indiana School for the Deaf starting on September 24th.

To RSVP, to request a class in your area or to get more information, call 317-493-0515 or send an email to cdhhe@isdh.in.gov.

Language Enrichment and Play (LEAP) playgroup, Tuesdays and Thursdays:

CDHHE has a LEAP Playgroup for families of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children 18 months old to 3 years old. If you are interested in getting more information abot this program, please contact Connie Mclean at 317-493-0477 or email cdhee@isdh.in.gov.

Where: CDHHE site in Indianapolis.

2nd and 5th Wednesday of the month:

The DeVault Otologic Research Lab holds a research colloquium every 2nd and 5th Wednesday of the month at 12 noon in the Riley Research Building (conference room 134). The goal of this colloquium series is to bring prominent researchers from around the world to speak about their latest research findings and to encourage discussion of current clinical and theoretical issues in the field of hearing loss. This is open to all professionals in the Hearing Sciences. For more information, contact Irina Castellanos, Ph.D., at icastrell@indiana.edu.