Blumberg Center for
Interdisciplinary Studies in Special Education

promoting achievement for students with sensory loss (PASS)

Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deafblind


conferences, Workshops and webinars

“Appy Hour” with Therese: Exploring Apps

for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Presenter: Therese Willkomm, Ph.D.

April 24, 2014

Webinar: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

This session will explore apps that individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing can use to achieve educational success.

For more details, download the flier.

2014 Indiana Deaf Educators and

Educational Interpreters Conference

June 16-17, 2014

Registration: 7:00-8:00 AM (Eastern Time)
Concurrent Sessions: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Radisson Hotel Indianapolis Airport
2500 South High School Road
Indianapolis, IN 46241

This conference provides various presentations and workshops that center on current best practices used in educating and interpreting for students who are deaf and hard of hearing across multiple educational settings. 

For more details,
download the conference brochure.

“Reality av” Hands-on lsl application for teachers and therapists

June 18, 2014

Check-In: 7:30 AM (Eastern Time)
Session: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf – Indianapolis
9192 Waldemar Road
Indianapolis, IN 46268

Join us for this innovative training opportunity designed to help you improve the application of your LSL skills in just one day! This is a great opportunity to expand on PPCI training or other LSL workshops, available here in central Indiana. This pilot program includes three components: a 90-minute webinar, a full day of hands-on training, and two hours of mentoring.

For more details and registration information, download the flier.

summer institute for educational interpreters

July 14, 15 & 16, 2014

Hilton Garden Inn Northwest
6930 Intech Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46278

This training opportunity is interactive and hands-on providing educational interpreters an opportunity to enhance their skills.  Educational interpreters who are currently working in an Indiana School district are encouraged to attend.

For more details and registration information, download the flier.