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Partners in Listening Seminar

From site: Outreach

This event takes place each day from May 5th, 2016 to May 7th, 2016.

Date: Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Time: 6:30 pm

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Fairfield Inn & Suites

7100 Stone Ridge Dr., Weston, WI 54476

Contact: Bev Teeter, or 715-286-2363

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Carol Flexer, PhD, CCC-A, LSLS Cert. AVT
Dana Suskind, MD, Author of Thirty Million Words Building A Child’s Brain

The purpose of this dynamic seminar is to immerse attendees in two days full of learning opportunities that will empower them to support children ages 0-5 with hearing loss who have listening and spoken communication as a desired outcome. Carol Flexer, PhD and Dana Suskind, MD will share their infinite knowledge about crucial early exposure, experiences, and strategies to grow a child’s brain as a path to listening, language and literacy. The teachings of Dr. Flexer and Dr. Suskind will be expanded upon through presentations that will focus on strategies and applications presented by other professionals in the field of deaf and hard of hearing.

Registration type/fees

  • Parent/Grandparent/extended family: $50
  • Pre-Professional(Student): $75
  • *Professional attending with a family: $125
  • Professional: $150
  • Out of state professional: $250

*Registration deadline is April 21, 2016

Registration fee includes

  • Seminar fees and materials
  • A copy of the book Thirty Million Words by Presenter Dana Suskind, MD
  • Refreshment breaks and lunches
  • Thursday Evening Pre-Seminar Event
  • Friday Evening Exhibitor/Attendee Reception

Snapshot of Seminar

May 5, 2016
6:30pm-8pm: Pre-Seminar Event

May 6, 2016
7:30am: Registration opens
8am-4:30pm: Seminar
5pm-7pm: Evening Exhibitor/Attendee Reception

May 7, 2016
8:30am-4:45pm: Seminar

This event occurs on:

  • Thursday, May 5th, 2016
  • Friday, May 6th, 2016
  • Saturday, May 7th, 2016

The Wisconsin Educational Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Outreach Services for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deafblind are part of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Division for Learning Support.