Iowa Deafblind Summer Symposium – June 6 & 7

When:  June 6-7th from 8:00 am-4:00 pm and pre-symposium workshop on June 5th from 1:00-4:00 pm

Where: Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, 1220 1st Avenue, Coralville, IA

What: The Summer Symposium includes information on Cortical Vision Impairment & AAC, Central Auditory Processing Disorder, and Functional Hearing Evaluation

Presenters will include:

  • Jeanane Ferre – Central Auditory Evaluation and Treatment
  • Christopher Russell – Cortical Visual Impairment: Assessment, AAC, and Educational Programming
  • Adam Graves and Amy Baxter – Including the Informal Functional Hearing Evaluation in the IEP

Registration fee:       $50

Registration fee waived for parents of children on Iowa’s Deafblind Registry.

Pre-symposium session:     This session will take place from 1:00-4:30 pm on Wednesday, June 5th

Topic:              Basics of Deafblindness: Foundational information for educators

Financial support: Limited stipends will be offered to professionals working with students on Iowa’s Deafblind Registry and to parents of children with deafblindness (one stipend per family).

Licensure Renewal Credit: Credit will be applied for through Grant Wood AEA. Graduate credit will not be available.

Click here for detailed program information:  DB Symposium Detailed Program

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