Louisiana Summit for Deaf Education Reform

      January 24, 2015

                                 West Baton Rouge Convention Center

                                                                                      2750 North Westport Drive 

                                                                                            Port Allen, Louisiana

                                                                               [located just West of Baton Rouge]

 

Coming together to strengthen our connection and support better educational opportunities for all children including Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing. 



                                                                                                                                        Parents 

                                                                             Teachers 

                               Support staff

                                                                                                               Audiologists

                                           Speech Therapists 

                                                                                             Counselors

                                                                                                                                        Interpreters

                    Service Coordinators

                                                                                                   Policymakers

 

                              any other community members

                                      are invited to attend 

 

 

Registration through January 8th


               $50.00  (includes breakfast/lunch)


                After January 8th:    $75.00


       Register at www.ILEEAD.org


                Families: $50.00 for first adult

                                  and $20 dollars per each additional person.

Keynote Presenter:

 

Beth Benedict, Ph.D., is a professor with the Department of Communication Studies at Gallaudet University.

 

She is the coordinator of Gallaudet’s Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers and Families: Collaboration and Leadership Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Program. Dr. Benedict also currently serves as chair of the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing representing the Council on Education of the Deaf and is the President of the American Society for Deaf Children.


Conference Presentations:

                   Early Intervention 
                   When DDBHH Kids Thrive - Emotional Integration 
                   Students' Rights and Effective Parent Advocacy 
                   Services available through the Louisiana School for the Deaf 

                   Louisiana Hands & Voices:    Parent Support

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jill Guidry: (337) 515-5774

Nicole DeLeon  (504) 388-5712

Louisiana Hands & Voices

5860 Citrus Blvd., Suite D

Harahan, LA 70123

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