For Families

The Online Itinerant provides support, information and resources for family members learning about the educational, language, and social/emotional needs of a child with hearing loss.  We are continuing to grow and will be adding opportunities and resources for families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing.  Join our mailing list to stay up to date on our most current offerings!

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Current Trainings

Assistive Technology for DHH Students

Telecoils, bluetooth connectivity and streaming devices - oh my! Gain knowledge about the impact mobile devices  are having on communication for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and what assistive technology is available to meet the needs of this population of students.

10 modules; 28 minutes

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Captioning In the Classroom

In spite of new technology and best teacher intentions, many students who function as hard of hearing still do not have equal access to their education. Learn the who, what, where and how students as young of 4th grade may benefit from captioning in the classroom to provide this access.  Learn the different types of captioning, identify if it may be an appropriate accessibility service, and find out how a school can provide it for your child! 

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An Administrator's Journey

Join Dr. Jennifer Zynda as she shares her journey as an administrator understanding the needs of DHH students, professionals and families as she learned about the social/emotional needs of students, working with interpreters, understanding captioning and other technology and more. Dr. Zynda will share her experience and perspective on how to best build collaboration and communication to meet the needs and impact the outcomes of this unique population of students. She will encourage, inspire, and empower you!

60 minutes

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More Trainings Coming Soon

The Online Itinerant is building more trainings speaking to the needs of families who have children who are deaf or hard of hearing.  Join our mailing list to stay up to date on what is happening within The Online Itinerant's Parent Portal!

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Parent Sign Language Classes

The Online Itinerant offers sign language classes with small groups of parents around the U.S. 
This hybrid class couples an online curriculum (available 24/7) with  "face to face" online meetings, via Zoom, once a week. During this time, you will get education on communication,  learn how to get the rest of the family engaged, and answers to other questions such as; how to read to your child, how to encourage more language, what to do when you don't know how to sign a concept and more! 
COST:  $149.00 primary household 
DATES:  Next session TBD
TIMES:  TBD
*  This class is being offered for the reduced rate of $149.00 per primary household.  Additional households (babysitters, daycare, extended family) can participate for only $50.00. 
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