2019 Deaf Fiesta
Come and enjoy a day of fun and learning for Spanish-speaking parents of deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) children. Child care & activities are available for all ages.
⇒ Opportunities for Spanish-speaking parents to network with other parents.
⇒ Learn about community resources and attend workshops with Spanish-speaking and Deaf presenters.
⇒ Activities available for children of all ages, DHH children’s hearing siblings are welcome. There will be activities for ages 0 to 8; and children 9 and up can enjoy the rock climbing wall or outdoor challenge course.
⇒ Lunch will be provided.
Free for families
Date and Time:
Saturday, April 6, 2019
9am – 4pm
Download the flier for information and registration:
REGISTRATION DEADLINE – March 22, 2019
For questions, please contact Julia Petersen, Fiesta Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
2018-2019 Professional Development from CDHL
Registration is now open for the following workshops:
2018-2019 Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) – Workshop Video Series
In this series:
⇒ October 6, 2018 – How Do I Interpret In Math Class
⇒ December 1, 2018 – Developing Effective Interpreting Skills for Using Fingerspelling and Numbers
⇒ February 16, 2019 – Understanding Prosody
⇒ April 6, 2019 – The EIPA Report: A Tool For Professional Development
*Sessions run from 8am to Noon
For course descriptions and registration – click this link to download a flier (PDF)
Fingerspelling Our Way to Reading – November 2, 2018
Fingerspelling Our Way to Reading is an evidence-based, supplementary literacy program for deaf and hard of hearing students in K-2nd grade. Read more about this course – download the flier and registration form (PDF)
Foundations for Literacy – November 3 & 4, 2018
A one-of-a-kind, evidence-based intervention designed specifically for preschool and kindergarten-aged children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Read more about this course – download the flier and registration form (PDF)
Screening Hearing and Vision of Birth-to-Three Year Olds: The Three-Pronged Approach
This training will help develop familiarity with high risk factors for vision and hearing loss in young children. Participants will learn to use a parent interview, developmental skills checklist, observation to identify children at risk for sensory loss and how to make appropriate referrals for diagnostic follow up. Topics to be covered:
- using the Three-Pronged Approach screening tool
- screening hearing using otoacoustic emissions (OAE) equipment
- eligibility criteria for infants and toddlers for services through the Washington Deaf-Blind Project.