NEC Family Learning and Networking Opportunities

NEC Family Learning and Networking Opportunities

In addition to family consultation, the New England Consortium on Deafblindness additionally offers Family Learning and Networking opportunities. This page features our current events and offerings. If you would like to download a copy of our Family Networking and learning opportunities, click here


Monthly Family Connection Calls

Learn while getting to know other NEC families by joining in on our monthly family connections calls! Calls are held over zoom and will occur from 1:00pm to 2:00pm on the third Wednesday of each month. Each call can be accessed via the zoom link below. 

Weekly Meeting Link
Number: +1-312-626-6799, 3964
Meeting ID: 396 406 3505


Week 6: American Sign Language

March 17, 2021

1:00 to 2:00 PM

This session will cover basic information about American Sign Language and provide information on how to implement the use of American Sign Language with a child with deafblindness.


Week 7: Transition

April 14, 2021

1:00 to 2:00 PM

This session will cover information for transition aged families.


Week 8: Outdoor Activities for Children with Vision and Hearing Loss

May 19, 2021

1:00 to 2:00 PM

How to make outdoor activities accessible for a child with deafblindness and multiple disabilities. 


Week 9: Vacation/Staycation Ideas

June 16, 2021

1:00 to 2:00 PM

Ideas for traveling and learning on the go, as well as ideas for staying local and exploring your community.