Registration Open for CONNECTIONS 2018

Registration is now open for the third annual CONNECTIONS 2018 Conference to be held Friday and Saturday, September 14 – 15 at the Human Development Center (411 South Prieur St, NOLA). Register at Eventbrite “CONNECTIONS 2018 Conference”. This two-day interprofessional conference is for families, professionals, and advocates who support individuals with deafness, blindness, and deafblindness. There is no charge for the conference which includes Parking, Continental Breakfast & Lunch both days, and an Evening Reception with Vendor Exhibits on Friday. CEUs will be available. CONNECTIONS 2018 is being sponsored by the Louisiana Deafblind Project, Louisiana Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program (EHDI), and the Collaborative for Students with Unique Communication Needs. Featured topics include Mild Hearing Loss, Theory of Mind, Pro-Tactile Communication, Genetics, Orientation & Mobility, Genetics, Caretaking, Ethics, and Technology Update. Additional information is available in the CONNECTIONS 2018 Conference FAQ. A limited number of $50.00 stipends for Childcare/Transportation costs are available to Parents of Children who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing/Blind. Please contact Margaret Berry for details at or 504-439-1901. For any Accommodations Requests, Dietary Restrictions, or questions, please email

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