Services in Illinois for Children who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deafblind and Late-Deafened
Thursday, April 21, 2022, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
A free webinar for parents with children who are deafblind, deaf, hard-of-hearing or late-deafened and professionals who work with these children about resources in Illinois
The Arc of Illinois’ Family to Family Health Information Center is hosting “Services in Illinois for Children who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deafblind and Late-Deafened” on April 21 from 12 – 1 p.m
Would you like to learn from the experts about resources, including mental health services, for children who are deafblind, deaf, hard-of-hearing or late-deafened?
Participants will hear from Faith Rosenshein Young, Family Engagement Coordinator with Project Reach: Illinois Deafblind Services, and Jessina Williams, Statewide Project Coordinator for Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deafblind and Late-Deafened with the Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health (DHS-DMH).
Young and Williams will discuss:
- What deafblindness is
- How children are diagnosed and evaluated
- What resources are available
- Important factors to consider during transitions
- How to access mental health services
Captioning will be offered in English and Spanish.
If you have questions, please contact Mary Dixon at firstname.lastname@example.org or (815) 464-1832, ext. 1017.