2022 HELIX In-Person Experience: High Expectations for Students with Low Incidence Disabilities

11. The Future Is In Our Hands

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Session Dates

Tuesday November 15, 2022 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM - The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel


This keynote speech will highlight the importance of creating a respectful space within the Deaf/HoH community to allow Deaf and HoH individuals to have a presence in policy and practices that affect and influence the future of the Deaf community's role in American society.

Participants will be able to:

  • Observe and identify current factors that affect the Deaf/HoH community in today's society.
  • Analyze their contributions to aforementioned factors, and recognize actions and practices that may affect the Deaf/HoH community in either a beneficial or harmful manner.
  • Practice actions and approaches that facilitate Deaf/HoH representation in Deaf/HoH community matters.


Target Audience

Teachers, administrators, speech language pathologists, related service providers, consultants, training and consulting staff, paraprofessionals, family members Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Annette Bauerlein, at 810-878-7211, or abauerlein@pattankop.net.

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
Hours of Instructional Time
No credit


K. Crom Saunders

Event Contact:

Content Contact:

Kristin Starosta