2019 Family Immersion Weekend Schedule

family participating in Family Immersion Weekend

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Schedule (Subject to Change):

 

Friday, October 11:

 

4:30 - 5:15 pm Check In
5:30 - 6 pm

Welcome

6:00 - 7:00 pm Family Team Building (Katy Kelly)
7:15 - 8:15 pm Communication at Home for Parents (Kelsey Ernste and Laura SkyQuest, Minnesota State Academies)

 

Saturday, October 12:

8:15 - 11:15 am Four E's of Raising a Deaf Child (Stacy Abrams, Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center) 
11:30 - 12:15 pm Lunch
12:30 - 1:30 pm

Understanding Your Child's IEP From a Parent's Perspective (Shannon Hohrman and Robin Conix, Minnesota Hands & Voices)

1:45 - 2:45 pm It's Not Too Early to Start Thinking About Transition (Kristin Ryan)
3:00 - 4:00 pm Reading Activities at Home (Michele Heise and Ryan Johnson, Minnesota State Academies)
4:15 - 5:15 pm Teaching Your Child About Consent and Boundaries (Bethany Gehman, Family Tree Clinic)
5:15 - 6:00 pm Dinner
6:00 - 7:00 pm

Self Care (Shannon Swank and Lisa Wasilowski, Minnesota State Academies)

7:00 pm - ??

Family Fun Activity Fireside/Movie (contingent on weather conditions)

Sunday, October 13:

8:15 - 9:15 am Minnesota Hands & Voices Panel of Parent Guides and Deaf/Hard of Hearing Guides (Laura Godfrey)
9:30 - 10:30 am Resources Locally and Nationally That May Benefit Your Family (Brenda Hommerding)
10:45 - 11:45 am Deaf/Hard of Hearing Services Resources and Assistive Technology (Calla Kevan, Department of Human Services, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Division)
12:00 End of Family Immersion Weekend (boxed lunches will be provided for participants to take with them)