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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
Visual Phonics Training for Ohio Educators (Fall 2024)

September 16 and 17, 2024 | 8:30am-2:30pm

In partnership with Ohio Deaf and Blind Education Services, Statewide Services and Outreach, we are thrilled to offer Visual Phonics training to Ohio educators free of cost. If you are looking for ways to make phonemic awareness instruction accessible to your learners, this training is for you. Join Abby White, a certified Teacher of the Deaf and Visual Phonics trainer, to learn the Visual Phonics system and how to apply it across instructional settings. The session will be live on Zoom and is not able to be recorded. To participate, you must attend the entire session on both scheduled days. Space is limited, and a wait list will be created after the first 30 Ohio participants have registered. Upon completion of the training, certificate of attendance and downloadable Visual Phonics cards will be sent to each participant.

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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