The CARE Project
Date Time

NC EHDI Presents The CARE Project

5th Annual Parent Professional Collaborative
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility & Belonging

February 24 & 25, 2023
Sheraton Imperial Hotel Raleigh-Durham Airport
at Research Triangle Park

Registration Link:
CEUs Pending Approval

Parents of children who are deaf and hard of hearing
will come together in person with the Professionals who provide services for them
to focus on a topic of great importance: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility & Belonging. Parents will gain resources to help them better navigate the journey and systems of services. Professionals will gain a deeper sensitivity of the emotional journey for a diverse population
and how to change their own culture of communicating information to families.

Friday, February 24, 2023
9:00-10:00am: Registration & CEU Sign In
10:00-11:00am: Keynote Address: Ableism, Anne Odusanya
11:00-12:00pm: Audism, Dr. Burke & Jan Withers
12:00-1:00pm: Lunch with Exhibitors 
1:00-2:00pm: Unconscious Bias, Johnnie Sexton
2:00-3:30pm: Fireside Chat: Lived Experiences in Deaf Culture, Jan Withers
3:30-3:45pm: Break
3:45-4:45pm: Inspirational Stories of Life Journeys, Deaf & Hard of Hearing Heroes
4:45-6:00pm: Reception with Exhibitors

Saturday, February 25, 2023
9:00-9:30am: Registration
9:30-10:30am: Sharing The Emotional Journey: Professionals with Children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
10:45-11:45am: Challenges for Hispanic Families
12:00-1:00pm: Lunch with Exhibitors
1:00-2:30pm: Building Relationships Overtime: A Parent & Professional Team Perspective Break
2:30-2:45pm: Break
2:45-3:45pm: From Hearing Loss to Audiology: Carrying Out a Career, Jasmine Simmons
3:45-4:00pm: Wrap Up
4:00pm: Adjourn

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