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Meetings and Events

The Outreach Center for Deafness and Blindness at OCALI provides professional development and networking at their many meetings and events. See the list below to learn more about Ohio Department of Education and Workforce updates, testing, assistive technology, best practices, resources, and more for any professional serving children who are deaf/hard of hearing or blind/visually impaired.

Event Schedule

Event Title and Registration Date(s) and Times Description Flyer
Family University: Blind/Visually Impaired April 23, 2024 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm on Zoom Please join us for an online Zoom session from 6:30 - 7:30 PM on Tuesday April 23rd, 2024 about our Family Empowerment Kits. Individuals that attend this event will not only learn about the contents of the kit but have a kit of supplies and resources mailed to their home for personal use. n/a
Family University Conference

May 11, 2024 | 12:00pm-4:00pm

Location: Ohio State School for the Blind

5220 North High St. Columbus, Ohio 43214

Serving families with children who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Blind, Visually Impaired or Deafblind. Learn from local role models, accessibility at home and in the community, and technology! Each family will receive a Family Empowerment Kit, which can support families at any stage in their life journey. Registration is free.

*Please be mindful that separate childcare is not available, and Lunch is on your own.

Flyerfor Family University Conference
Deaf Education Network Fall Networking Meeting 9/27/2024 | 9:00am-11:30am EST The Deaf Education Network’s goal is to connect professionals and agencies who serve D/HH learners in the state of Ohio and provide them with the most current resources available around the state. n/a
Professionals Serving Students with Visual Impairments Fall Networking Meeting 10/18/2024 | 9:00am-11:30am EST Are you working with a student who is blind or visually impaired? Come join the network! Hear updates from statewide partners that may impact you, learn about what is happening for students in districts around Ohio, and find out more about resources you can share. n/a

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