NEC Blog

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June 1, 2021
Meet Lacey, our newest team member!
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May 19, 2021
Meet Amelia, who will be running NEC's explorer corner!
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May 18, 2021
Saturday, June 22nd is Neurofibromatosis Type 2 Awareness Day.
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May 11, 2021
Meet Ashley, our newest team member!
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April 26, 2021
Helpful information for parents and families to know.
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March 23, 2021
Visually Impaired, Hearing Impaired, Special Needs
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February 1, 2021
Prominent Figures with Vision and Hearing Loss Throughout History
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January 13, 2021
Meet Lily, NEC's newest Education Consultant!
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January 4, 2021
Did you know? Six fun facts about braille!
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December 17, 2020
For the young child with deafblindness, home is the first and best place to begin literacy development, and it’s never too early to start!
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December 1, 2020
Learn about different sounds and listening skills with Dr. Honore Weiner.
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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!
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October 7, 2020
Hope in Sight
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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!