Iowa Deafblind Summer Symposium June 6-7, 2019 with Pre-Symposium Session on June 5th

When:  June 6-7th from 8:00 am-4:00 pm and pre-symposium workshop on June 5th from 1:00-4:00 pm

Where: Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, 1220 1st Avenue, Coralville, IA

What: The Summer Symposium includes information on Cortical Vision Impairment & AAC, Central Auditory Processing Disorder, and Functional Hearing Evaluation

Presenters will include:

  • Jeanane Ferre – Central Auditory Evaluation and Treatment
  • Christopher Russell – Cortical Visual Impairment: Assessment, AAC, and Educational Programming
  • Adam Graves and Amy Baxter – Including the Informal Functional Hearing Evaluation in the IEP

Registration fee:       $50

Registration fee waived for parents of children on Iowa’s Deafblind Registry.

Pre-symposium session:     This session will take place from 1:00-4:30 pm on Wednesday, June 5th

Topic:              Basics of Deafblindness: Foundational information for educators

Financial support: Limited stipends will be offered to professionals working with students on Iowa’s Deafblind Registry and to parents of children with deafblindness (one stipend per family).

Licensure Renewal Credit: Credit will be applied for through Grant Wood AEA. Graduate credit will not be available.

Registration instructions:

  1. Go to the link for AEA PD
  2. Click on “Log in here for Professional Learning.”
  3. Enter in your login information or create an account.
  4. Under “courses” search for Deafblind Symposium.
  5. Select either the professional registration section #251264 or parent registration section #270377. Enter in request information. You will received a confirmation email from Grant Wood AEA/AEA PD that you have successfully registered.
  6. If you have special dietary needs or require accommodations, please contact Susan Brennan directly at

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