Events

2016

Wed., January 26, 2016
Michigan Alliance for Families-Productive Communication for IEP Meetings

Location: Waterford, MI-Oakland County Executive Office Building
Register:  Click HERE to register. 
More information: Click HERE to view the flyer.

Thurs., January 27, 2016
Michigan Alliance for Families-Why to Go & What to Know- IEP Meetings

Location: Taylor, MI-WCCC Downriver Campus
Register:  Click HERE to register. 
More information: Click HERE to view the flyer.

Tues., February 2, 2016
Michigan Alliance for Families-Transition Planning for High School and Beyond

Location: Waterford, MI-Oakland County Executive Office Building
Register:  Click HERE to register. 
More information: Click HERE to view the flyer.

Wed., February 3, 2016
Michigan Alliance for Families-Why to Go & What to Know- IEP Meetings

Location: Lansing, MI-Wainwright Administrative Building
Register:  Click HERE to register. 
More information: Click HERE to view the flyer.

Thurs., February 4, 2016
MDRC-AT to Assist with Caregiving

Location: Webinar
Register:  Click HERE to register. 
More information: Click HERE to view the flyer.

Sat., February 6, 2016
DB Central Family Fun Day at Challenge Mountain

Location: Boyne City, MI
Register:  Registration is now closed for this event.
More information: Click HERE .  Challenge Mountain has offered to create a ski experience for you and your family. Necessary adaptive equipment and trained volunteers will be available to offer a fun day in the snow and a safe, but thrilling opportunity to ski; regardless of ability. Don't miss this opportunity to provide your child with a rare, accessible recreational experience! Watch last year's video HERE.

Tues., February 9, 2016
Michigan Alliance for Families-Positive Behavior Supports

Location: Inkster, Starfish Family Services
Register:  Click HERE to register. 
More information: Click HERE to view the flyer.

Wed., February 10, 2016
Michigan Alliance for Families-Understanding the Content of the IEP

Location: Hillsdale, Parke D. Hayes Educational Center
Register:  Click HERE to register. 
More information: Click HERE to view the flyer.

Thurs., February 11, 2016
Michigan Alliance for Families-Transition Planning for High School and Beyond

Location: Ypsilanti, Ypsilanti High School
Register:  Click HERE to register. 
More information: Click HERE to view the flyer.

Sat., February 20, 2016
DB Central Post-Secondary Transition Panel

Location: CMU, 12:30 - 3:30pm
Register:  Click HERE to register online. Click HERE to print the mail-in registration form . Registration deadline is January 25, 2016 (hotel reservation deadline is January 5, 2016).
More information: Click HERE . Hear from professionals, family members, and people who are DeafBlind regarding their experiences with post-secondary transition.

Tues., February 23, 2016
Michigan Alliance for Families-Productive Communication for IEP Meetings

Location: Northville, Northville District Library
Register:  Click HERE to register. 
More information: Click HERE to view the flyer.

Tues., February 23, 2016
Michigan Alliance for Families-Productive Communication for IEP Meetings

Location: Northville, Northville District Library
Register:  Click HERE to register. 
More information: Click HERE to view the flyer. ​

March 2-4, 2016
Michigan CEC Conference

Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Register:  Click HERE to register. 
More information: Click HERE

Wed., March 2, 2016
Michigan Alliance for Families-Why to Go and What to Know-IEP Meetings

Location: Jackson, Lifeways
Register:  Click HERE to register. 
More information: Click HERE to view the flyer.

Sat., March 5, 2016
Michigan Alliance for Families-Why to Go and What to Know-IEP Meetings

Location: Brighton, United Way Conference Room
Register:  Click HERE to register. 
More information: Click HERE to view the flyer.

Mon., March 7, 2016
Michigan Alliance for Families-Understanding the Content of the IEP

Location: Westland, Westland Library
Register:  Click HERE to register. 
More information: Click HERE to view the flyer.

Wed., March 9, 2016
Michigan Alliance for Families-Building Collaborative Communication

Location: Gross Pointe Farms, Gross Pointe Public Library
Register:  Click HERE to register. 
More information: Click HERE to view the flyer.

Tues., March 15, 2016
Michigan Alliance for Families-Collaboration in Special Education Discipline

Location: Lathrup Village, Michigan First Credit Union
Register:  Click HERE to register. 
More information: Click HERE to view the flyer.

March 16-18, 2016
Michigan Transition Services Association Annual Conference

Location: Frankenmuth, MI
Register:  Click HERE to register. 
More information: Click HERE  

Fri., March 18, 2016
Michigan Alliance for Families-Behavior is Communication

Location: Macomb County
Register:  Click HERE to register. 
More information: Click HERE to view the flyer.

April 13-16, 2016
CEC 2016-Special Education Convention and Expo

Location: St. Louis, MO
Register:  Click HERE to register. 
More information: Click HERE  

Fri., April 29, 2016
Save-the-Date:  Singing Hands - Broadcasting Live!

Location: Shepherd High School Auditorium, Shepherd, MI
Register:  Coming soon.  
Presented By: Gratiot-Isabella RESD, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program
More information: Click HERE​.   

Fri., May 13, 2016
Save-the-Date:  2016 EHDI Conference

Location: Kellogg Center, MSU Campus, East Lansing, MI
Register:  Coming soon. Guest rooms are available at the conference rate of $75.
More information: Click HERE​.  This professional conference is designed for audiologists, early interventionists, hearing screeners, nurses and social workers.  Featured speakers include Dr. Melissa Herzig of Gallaudet College; Merry Spratford, AuD, of Boys Town; and Dr. Sally Tannenbaum-Katsagellos from the University of Chicago and the Thirty Million Word Project.​ Contact Diane Drago, Conference Coordinator at ddrago@dmsevents.com for more information. 

Sun. - Sat., July 10-16, 2016
3rd Annual DeafBlind Cruise

Location: Alaska
Register:  Click HERE.
Registration Fee:  $1,236 per person (based on a double occupancy room).  $350 check deposit per person reserves your Stateroom. Cruise fare must be paid in-full by March 15, 2016 ($75 cancellation fee).  Prices include Stateroom, most meals and beverages, on-board enertainment and one DBC 2016 brailed t-shirt.
Presented By:  DNA Travels (Video Phone: 916.243.0936; Voice & Text: 808.557.1434;  Address: 17761 69th Place N. Maple Grove, MN  55311)
More information: Click HERE.

July 16-18, 2016
National Symposium for Families-Hosted by the National Family Association for Deaf-Blind

Location: Austin, TX
Register: Watch for Announcements in early 2016
More information: Watch for Announcements in early 2016



 



 

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