Newsletter Archives

2018 Newsletters

February 2018 - Stakeholder Meeting

January 2018Stakeholder Meeting, Self Advocacy IEP Goals

2017 Newsletters

November 2017 - Giving Tuesday, A Parent's Guide to Deaf and Hard of Hearing Early Intervention Recommendations

October 2017 - Community Events

September 2017 - Community Events

July 2017 - Eclipse Party, Veditz ASL based math tutoring

June 2017 - SignIt!, IDEA Website revamp

May 2017 - OUR Project

April 2017 - Community Events

March 2017 - Online deaf education primer, KidPower Workshops, Summer Camp Guide

February 2017 - Bowling

January 2017 - Video Relay Service (VRS)

2016 Newsletters

November 2016 - Hayride, Travel Tips

October 2016 - Hayride, Accessible Halloween 

September 2016 - EHDI Re-authorization Bill

July 2016 - Boys Town: My Baby's Hearing

June 2016 - Summer Ear Tech Care

May 2016 - NECAP Project

April 2016 - Summer Camp Guide

February 2016 - Delaware's Still Listening, Lending Library resources

2015 Newsletters

October 2015New Delaware EHDI Coordinator 

September 2015 - Hearing Aid Loaner Bank Program

July 2015 - ADA turns 25, Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto on CNN

June 2015 - Summer Events

May 2015 - Craft Parties and Lending Library

March 2015 - EHDI Legislation

February 2015 - Blog: Mothering Three Deaf Daughters by Bianca Birdsey, America the Beautiful Pass

January 2015 - Bowling; Tax tips for families with children with special needs

2014 Newsletters

December 2014 - Priority Schools Debate

November 2014 - Holiday Tips

October 2014 - Family SHADE Roadmap to services

September 2014 - New Webinar Series

July 2014 - KidPower Workshops, Fall Picnic, Meeting Call-In

June 2014 - Teleconference Info, Task Force Conclusions, Kidpower Workshops

April 2014 - Museum Day, Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto, and Hear We Go!

March 2014 - New Chapter Lending Library, Upcoming Natural History Museum Day

January 2014 - Delaware's Still Listening, Smart 911

2013 Newsletters

December 2013 - New Year's Project

November 2013 - Music Volume Warning

October 2013 - Food Allergies and Halloween

September 2013 - Beach Social

August 2013 - Described and Captioned Media Program

July 2013 - National Parks Pass

June 2013 - Graduation News, Beach Party Info and Pics

May 2013 - Auditory Verbal Therapy, Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto

April 2013 - Reintroduction to GBYS, "That Deaf Guy"

March 2013 - Community Events

February 2013 - Summer Camps

January 2013 - Beale Street Puppet Show

2012 Newsletters

November 2012 - Helping your D/HH child at noisy holiday gatherings

October 2012 - New FCC rules for closed captioning on the internet

September 2012 - Flapjack Fundraiser, Delaware Relay Information

August 2012 - Review your IEP, Saturday ASL Classes Offered

July 2012 - Education options for deaf and hard of hearing students in Delaware

June 2012 - OUR Project: An initiative to Observe, Understand, and Respond to keep our children safe

May 2012 - Limitations on hearing aid consumer research for parents of deaf or hard of hearing children

April 2012 - Optimal EHDI (Early Hearing Detection and Intervention) Outcomes

March 2012 - Delaware's Still Listening, Annual EHDI Conference, Tips for helping deaf and hard of hearing students with math, Increasing Cultural Competence of Health Care Providers working with the deaf

February 2012 - Delaware's Still Listening, Protecting your deaf or hard of hearing child against bullying

January 2012 - Resource: "The Communicator" Hands & Voices Quarterly Newsletter

2011 Newsletters

December 2011 - Vision for Statewide Services by Della Thomas, Word Choice Considerations

November 2011 - Resource: PIC, Parent Information Center of Delaware

October 2011 - Delaware Relay, Resources to help families through the screening process

July 2011 - Guide to Mainstreaming Your Deaf or Hard of Hearing Child

June 2011 - Annual Hands & Voices Leadership Conference, Conquering Challenges: Our Family Journey by Mia Papas

May 2011 - IEP Checklist for your deaf or hard of hearing child

April 2011 - Resource: Described and Captioned Media Program

March 2011 - First Issue, New office information

Upcoming Events


  • Chapter meeting April 24, 6PM at TLK in Peoples Plaza in Glasgow.  If you can’t make it in person, you can join us on Zoom. Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: By phone, dial (669)900-6833, Meeting ID: 220 532 761
  • Bowling April 29, 2-4pm at the Bowlerama in New Castle! Registration is closed for this event because we filled all our lanes. If you missed this one, watch for it next year!


  • Governor’s Advisory Board Meeting for Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI), Tuesday, May 15, 8:30-10:30AM at the State Service Center, 122 Silver Lake Rd, Middletown, DE 19709. These meetings are open to the public, and parents and other community members are encouraged to attend. Along with discussing state policy on infant hearing loss and testing, the May meeting will include a discussion of Medical Home by Delaware Family Voices’ Ann Philips.
  • “Hear We Go” 5K and Family Fun Day: Sunday, May 20, at Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children and Nemours Estate. Register here!
  • Clarke’s Listening Walk at the Zoo: Sunday, May 20, at the Philadelphia Zoo. Register here!
  • Chapter meeting May 29, 6PM at TLK in Peoples Plaza in Glasgow.  If you can’t make it in person, you can join us on Zoom.


  • Chapter meeting Tuesday, June 26, 6PM at TLK in Peoples Plaza in Glasgow.  If you can’t make it in person, you can join us on Zoom Meeting online or by phone.  

Additional Workshops are always available, hosted all over the state by Parent Information Center of Delaware! Check out their calendar here.