Outreach » Birth to 5

Birth to 5

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0-5 Parent Outreach logo Tennessee Schools for the Deaf Statewide 0 – 5 Parent Outreach Services provide support, resources, and information that is focused on the unique needs of children birth-to-five who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind and their families. We collaborate and consult with programs the family is already involved with and all Local Education Agencies.

 

 

Tracy Duncan
Educational Consultant

Coordinator

Middle TN

t.duncan@tsdeaf.org

615-320-3754

Kristy Murdock
Educational Consultant

 

West TN

murdockk@wtsd.tn.org

731-618-9106

Alisa Weeks
Educational Consultant

 

East TN

a.weeks@tsdeaf.org

865-469-5592


Services include:

 

  •  Complementary partnership with Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI), TN Early Intervention System (TEIS), Early Intervention Resource Agencies (EIRAs), TN Department of Health (DOH), audiology and speech providers
  • Parent Activities
  • Professional Workshops
  • Underserved areas prioritized
  • Family Surveys
  • Public School (3-5) collaboration / consultation with preschool and Head Start programs
  • Program partnerships
  • IFSP, Transition Process, IEP, and 504 consultation
  • Deaf Adult Role Model – hearing families and deaf adults communicate informally over social media, thus providing opportunities to ask questions, learn from, and engage with deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind individuals in their own community
  • Annual Summer Family Learning Weekend
  • Distance learning
  • American Sign Language (ASL) distance sign language classes utilizing the Bravo Family Video Course