NEC Blog

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October 29, 2020
The Family Connections Series consists of monthly calls, and each call features a different educational topic and an open discussion for parents!
A photo of a boy is beside the words "world sight day 2020"
October 7, 2020
Hope in Sight
 A boy in a red shirt plays JENGA
September 17, 2020
A list of fun family activities and adaptations!
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September 8, 2020
Whether your child will be learning remotely, attending school in person, or participating in a hybrid model, we have some helpful tips for you!
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July 15, 2020
Resources, ideas, and adaptations.
Vaciliza stands outside in front of a tree wearing a bright blue graduation cap and gown and  a black dress.
July 1, 2020
Read about Vaciliza's high school experience as a student with vision and hearing loss.
A student sits at his desk beside his computer and his iPad
June 16, 2020
NEC's family specialist, Sonu, shares tips and ideas for socializing through distance technology.
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May 19, 2020
Ideas and resources for parents.
Jaimi Lard signs with a Grafton school system nurse during presentation to the Grafton School nurses on Tuesday October 31, 2017
May 1, 2020
Resources for you and your family to use at home.
A boy sits on the floor sorting socks.
April 10, 2020
Tips for creating a daily schedule and ideas for working with kids in a playful, but structured manner while we are all home-bound due to COVID-19.
A child reads a tactile page with the help of an adult.
April 1, 2020
Routine is the foundation for communication, concept development, and education, but how do we incorporate routines into home and family life?
Adult kneels in front of child on park sidewalk and signs to him with her right hand under her chin. Child stands in front of he
March 20, 2020
A Message for NEC Families
a boy riding on a stand up paddle board
March 5, 2020
Looking for a camp this summer? Check this list!
Jaimi Lard demonstrates using tactile sign language with the aid of her interpreter.
February 12, 2020
Critical information in addressing the needs of children with hearing loss.
A horticultural center which consists of 3 lighted flower vases with yellow bands around the lips set into a black stand in fron
January 29, 2020
Creating Equal Access for Students with Vision and Hearing Loss