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2017 Wyoming Families for Hands & Voices Parent Training

June 23-24, 2017 Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center 800 North Poplar St Casper, WY

Schedule Friday, June 23rd 12:00 pm-Check-In 12:30-4:30 pm –Training Sessions (More detailed information to come) 5:30 pm –Crossroads Park- Family Pizza Social (Pizza Provided by Hands & Voices) 7:00 pm – Hear in the Dark 5K Fun Run/Walk activities begin 8:45 pm - Hear in the Dark 5K Fun Run/Walk

Race Registration and T-shirt free to families participating in training. Please list names and shirt sizes on the registration form.

Saturday, June 24th 8:30 am Breakfast 9:00 am-12:30 –Training Sessions (More detailed information to come)

Hotel rooms are available at the Ramkota for $83 to conference participants. Call 307-266-6000 to reserve your room and mention that you are with the Hands & Voices Conference to receive that rate.

A parent stipend is available for families traveling to Casper. Amount will depend on distance traveled, but should cover the cost of gas and hotel room. Checks will be handed out on Saturday the 24th. Stipend not available for professionals.

If you have any questions contact Wendy at 307-780-6476 or Mashell at 307-258-8681.

To download a printable Parent Registration Form click here. To apply online, click here.

To download a printable Professional Registration Form click here. To apply online, click here.

Registration will remain open until June 14th.
Register before June 1st to guarantee a race T-shirt.

Welcome to Wyoming Families for Hands & Voices

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What Works for your Child is what makes the Choice right

If you or your child/student talk or sign... if you talk and sign, or cue, or care, we need you. If you are directly, indirectly, or potentially involved with children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families, we need you. We need to be united by our hands and our voices. We are parents, professionals, adult mentors, consumers, and others who are in so many ways connected to a cause and to each other through the community of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. We are Hands & Voices.

Our philosophy of unbiased support makes Hands & Voices unique among Deaf/HH organizations. There are many wonderful organizations that provide support and information about methods and modes of communication, but at Hands & Voices, we rally around the need to improve educational outcomes for our kids, and to enhance their quality of life.

Our organization is parent-driven, but highly collaborative with professionals who are represented on our advisory board, and make up approximately one third of our membership. We work at both the local and national levels. Our state chapters provide local and regional support consistent with the Hands & Voices non-biased philosophy and mission. In addition to family support, we strive to be meaningfully involved at the systems development level.

Whether we’re at work locally or nationally, Hands & Voices continues to be driven by the need to improve the educational outcomes and quality of life for children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Be a part of this dynamic movement….become a Hands & Voices member today!

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