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Coming Together to Support Communities: Supporting Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond


As the COVID-19 pandemic stretches onward, how are organizations identifying and supporting family needs? Join Expecting Health, Candace Lindow-Davies of Hands & Voices, and Dr. Mary Schroth of Cure SMA to discuss ways we can work together to support family needs now and in the long-term.
In this webinar, families and professionals will learn about:• COVID-19 support services for families available now;• COVID-19 supports available long-term; and• Opportunities to build partnerships to meet family needs.
Date/Time: [TOMORROW] Tuesday, June 30th, 2020 from 12-1 pm ET
Register now!
Please email Annie at aevans@geneticalliance.org with questions about logistics or to submit a question to the speakers.

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMsf-2sqDwjHNHV6M-SkeBKNdMMOidcFvk6%20

Oberkotter Foundation Fall 2020 Grant Cycle

The Oberkotter Foundation’s Fall 2020 Program Support grant cycle will open June 1, 2020.  The Trustees are seeking applications for projects that will assist in achieving their goal to increase access to coordinated listening and spoken language and audiology early intervention services for children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families.

Interested applicants may submit a Letter of Inquiry between June 1, 2020, and June 30, 2020, through the Foundation’s online application.  Please visit www.oberkotterfoundation.org for more information about the Foundation’s focus and the application process.

AG Bell Global LSL Symposium – Virtual Conference

The AG Bell Global LSL Symposium will be held as Virtual conference July 9-10, 2020.

Great session topics and presenters: See the detailed schedule here: https://agbellsymposium.com/detailed-symposium-schedule/

No travel required! Learn from where you are on your computer, tablet or phone.

Live and on-demand learning both available and eligible for CEUs: All sessions, except for “Happy Hour” sessions, will be recorded for viewing up to 3 weeks after the live Symposium.

CEUs offered from the AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language (LSLS CEUs), the American Academy of Audiology (AAA CEUs) and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Certificates of Learning also available.

Pricing for professionals as well as parents and other individuals.
The conference fees are $199 for professionals and $99 for students, parents and other family members until July 1 (registration jumps slightly after July 1, $249/$149). The official languages are English and Spanish (oral and captioned).

While the live sessions are being broadcast from the United States in EDT (UTC-4) time, many sessions will be recorded and offered “on demand” for viewing later by registered professional attendees at no additional costs. Most sessions will also be eligible for continuing education credits (CEUs) in both the live and recorded formats.

A detailed schedule is available on the Virtual Symposium website.