Date: September 11-13, 2020
Location: Deer Creek State Park, Mt. Sterling, OH
Presenter: Dr. Timothy Hartshorne, Central Michigan University
Target Audience: Parent of children registered on the Ohio Deafblind Census

All parents who have a child with deafblindness, ages birth-22 years, who is registered with the Ohio Center for Deafblind Education are invited to this annual, no-cost weekend. Lodging, meals, and materials are provided. Stipends are available to assist with childcare expenses. You are invited to come and network with other parents during this informative and relaxing weekend.

Registration deadline: July 21, 2020

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Weekend Highlights

Friday, September 11

Everything a parent wants to know about STABLE accounts Representative from the Ohio State Treasurer’s Office

Saturday, September 12

Raising a Child with Deafblindness: I didn’t sign up for this
Dr. Timothy Hartshorne, PhD, Department of Psychology, Director of the CHARGE Syndrome Lab, Central Michigan University, Principal Investigator for DB Central

Dr. Hartshorne is well known for his work and research with children who are deafblind and their families. His areas of interest and investigation include issues related to CHARGE and deafblindness including behavior, sleep, play, anxiety, mindful interventions, and how parents and families cope with a child with severe disabilities.

Sunday, September 13

Raising a Child with Deafblindness (con’t)


If you have questions, please contact Kathy Richards at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or via phone at 614-897- 0020 x 101.

There is no cost to registered participants. Overnight accommodations and meals will be provided.

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