Wed, May 27|
Q&A: Drop-In Session
Drop in and ask questions at any time during this hour. Make sure your child's educational and accessibility needs are met - especially during online teaching/pandemic times. Ask the advocates who are trained specifically in advocacy for students who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Time & Location
May 27, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
About the Event
With the transition to online learning, many families have questions about how to make this work for their child and meet their child's accessibility needs. This is a safe place to help you navigate this new way of learning for your child, you, and your school district. Two Advocacy Coordinators trained specifically to support families of children who are deaf or hard of hearing will answer your questions. Drop in and out as needed during the hour.
Janel Frost is Executive Director and ASTra Coordinator for Michigan Hands & Voices. She's mom to four children. Her third is "Deafplus," meaning deaf plus other conditions. Janel has 13 years of experience with Hands & Voices, and 23 years in Human Services/Child Development. Tabby Belhorn is the Executive Director and ASTra Coordinator of Ohio Hands & Voices. She has three children, the oldest of whom is deaf and graduating high school! She is also an ASTra Trainer for Hands & Voices Headquarters and has been a passionate advocate for over 15 years.
This ticket option is for current Michigan Hands & Voices members.
This ticket is option is for those who are not current members of Michigan Hands & Voices and want to pay for membership and sign up for the event all at once.