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Families

Families

Information for families on newborn hearing screening and caring for babies and young children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Information for families
Physicians

Physicians

Information on newborn hearing screening and follow-up of patients with potential or diagnosed hearing loss.

Information for physicians
Audiologists

Audiologists

Information on caring for patients with potential or diagnosed hearing loss, parent support, and reporting to the PA Dept. of Health.

Information for audiologists
Birth Facilities

Birth Facilities

Information on newborn hearing screening, parent education, and reporting to the PA Dept. of Health.

Information for birth facilities

Parent-Toddler Group forming in Harrisburg area May 1-June 5

Parents of deaf/hard of hearing children ages 12-35 months in Harrisburg area: Join a parent-toddler group at the WPSD/Scranton Outreach Center, 3820 Hartzdale Drive, Camp Hill, PA 17011 that will meet on Thursdays from May 1 to June 5.

For more information and to register, contact Jessica Marks at 717-909-5577 or jmarks@wpsd.org.

Free Webinar "What the Eyes Reveal about the Brain: Advances in Human Language Acquisition"

The Clerc Center of Gallaudet University is presenting a free webinar, "What the Eyes Reveal about the Brain: Advances in Human Language Acquisition" on Thursday, May 1 at 2 pm. For more information and to register <click here>.

"Learning by the Numbers" Free Workshop for Families & Professionals

WPSD is presenting a FREE workshop, "Learning by the Numbers: A Presentation on Early Math Development for Children from Preschool through Early Elementary", on April 25 from 9-11 am at the Barber National Institute in Erie. The workshop will focus on the importance of meaningful math "talk" with young deaf and hard of hearing children and fun ways to foster the development of those skills at home. Families and professionals are invited to attend. RSVP by April 22 to Vicki Cherney vcherney@wpsd.org