Summer 2020 for Families
IDHHC’s Family & Community Services is thrilled to offer online sessions for families with school-aged children and youth!
Your family can request up to six ASL classes that address your family’s unique communication needs.
ASL For Parents
Introduction to ASL Grammar, Part 1: Part 1 is 6 one-hour sessions that introduces parents to ASL grammar fundamentals. Classes will run on Tuesday and Thursdays at 11AM: starting July 14 and ending July 30. Group class; spaces are limited.
Parenting Workshops (presented by the Deaf Wellbeing Program (WBP)
Children’s Growth and Development: Learn how to navigate with your child through opportunities and learning, presented by Kathryn Jones. June 30, 3:30 – 5PM
Self Advocacy: Learn how self advocacy can increase confidence in both parents and children, presented by Kristen Pranzl. July 28, 3:30 – 5PM
WBP workshops are targeted for hearing, hard of hearing, and Deaf parents with children, 12 years old and younger. Spaces are limited so register soon!
Magnet Memory Game: Learn new signs for different animals and objects. See if you can tell what was taken away from the sheet! Recommended ages: 5 – 7. June 24, 10AM
Create an Animal: Learn about animal groups, types of diet, etcetera. Learn what makes an animal and make up your own! Recommended ages: 8 – 11. June 25, 10AM
Guess the Emoji: You will see a series of emojis put together to convey a message and it’s up to you all to figure them out! Recommended ages: 12 – 13. June 26, 11:30AM
Spaces are limited. Parents must register for their children and be available at home for support if needed.
Watch for end-of-July activities in our next newsletter!
To register and for further information, please contact Alex Walker by
EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org VOICE: 250.753.0999 TEXT: 250.668.4235