Blumberg Center for
Interdisciplinary Studies in Special Education

promoting achievement for students with sensory loss (PASS)

Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deafblind


conferences, Workshops and webinars


Effecting Positive Outcomes (EPO) in Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing


EPO is a collaborative effort of the PASS Project, the Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education, and Indiana Hands & Voices.  These webinars are designed for professionals who work with students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing.  Family member of students are also encouraged to participate.  The webinars are always on Thursday from 3:30 to 4:30 pm EST.  There is no cost to participate and closed captioning will be provided.  Register for each webinar by clicking on the links below.


February 19, 2015

Presenter: Dan Herlihy

Topic: Introduction to Captioning Video for Adapting Curriculum and Beyond

Registration Link –

Registration will close on Monday, February 16 at 5:00 pm EST.


March 19, 2015

Presenter: Rachel Huizar-Shaffer, M.A. and Leah Ilan, M.A.

Topic: The Importance of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) & Self-Advocacy for D/HH Students

Registration Link –

Registration will close on Monday, March 16 at 5:00 pm EST.


April 30, 2015

Presenter: Lorinda Bartlett and Tina Caloud

Topic: Sign Language Resources for Visual Access

Registration Link –

Registration will close on Monday, April 27 at 5:00 pm EST.


Certificates of Attendance are available by email only and will be provided approximately two weeks after each webinar.  In order to receive a Certificate of Attendance, participants must complete an evaluation following the webinar.

2015 Indiana Deaf Educators and
Educational Interpreters Conference
June 15-16, 2015

Conference Brochure and Registration Information will be available soon!