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

July

  • Chapter meeting and Learning Community Meeting July 31, 6PM at TLK in Peoples Plaza in Glasgow.  If you can’t make it in person, you can join us on Zoom for the chapter meeting. Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/220532761. By phone, dial (669)900-6833, Meeting ID: 220 532 761  The Learning Community meeting this evening will be in person only at TLK, 6:30-8pm, and pre-registration is required. The topic will be Medical Home and Care Notebooks. Please RSVP to Ann Phillips at Delaware Family Voices at annp@defv.org or 302-669-3030 by Thursday, July 26.

August

  • Learning Community meeting Wednesday, August 1, 6:00-7:30pm, in person only at Sussex County Health Coalition, 21133 Sterling Ave, Suite 12, Georgetown, DE 19947. Pre-registration is required. The topic will be Medical Home and Care Notebooks. Please RSVP to Ann Phillips at Delaware Family Voices at annp@defv.org or 302-669-3030 by Thursday, July 26. 
  • Summer Play and Meet on Saturday, August 4, 1-2pm with Rainiera. Informal meeting, the kids can play and the parents can meet our guides at Twisted Frozen Yogurt, 482 E Main St, Middletown, Delaware 19709.
  • Summer Play and Meet on Tuesday, August 14, 10:30am with Naomi. Informal meeting, the kids can play and the parents can meet our guides. Chic-fil-a, 4044 S Dupont Hwy, Camden, DE.
  • Summer Play and Meet on Thursday, August 16, 10am with Cat. Informal meeting, the kids can play and the parents can meet our guides at Delaware Museum of Natural History, 4840 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, Delaware 19807.  Admission to the Museum is only $3 all day on Thursdays in August.
  • There is no chapter meeting in August.

September

  • Saturday, September 22, 3rd Annual 5K for Language Access, Delaware School for the Deaf. 
  • Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children Audiology Department 5th  Annual Audiology Conference for professionals serving children with hearing disorders, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. More information and registration
  • Chapter meeting September 25, 6PM at TLK in Peoples Plaza in Glasgow and at the Georgetown Public Library, 123 West Pine Street
    Georgetown, DE  19947.  This is the first meeting we will be hosting at two sites for your convenience, with everyone linked by video conference. If you can’t make it in person to either venue, you can still join us on Zoom. Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/220532761. By phone, dial (669)900-6833, Meeting ID: 220 532 761

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