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Raising Readers: Maplewood, MN

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
3025 Southlawn Drive, Maplewood, MN



Leaping "Hurdle Talk" in IEP Meetings

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
100 22nd Avenue South, Moorhead, MN



2017 Minnesota Hands & Voices Annual Metro Family Picnic

5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
1199 Midway Pkwy , St. Paul, MN

About MN Hands & Voices

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Read about the experiences of other families in the Minnesota Hands & Voices community.

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Advocacy Training

We provide support & resources to families who have questions about the special education law.

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Apr 10, 2017

Calling on all the Superheroes in the MN Hands & Voices Community! We know you’re out there! We’ve seen you in action! Adults who are deaf and hard of hearing advocating for change. Parents making huge sacrifices out of love for their child. And our k…[more]

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Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) refers to the practice of screening every newborn for hearing loss prior to hospital discharge. Infants not passing the screening receive diagnostic evaluation before three months of age and, when necessary, are enrolled in early intervention programs by six months of age. All 50 states and the District of Columbia have Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) laws or voluntary compliance programs that screen hearing.

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