Statewide Services and Resources
Contact Cindy Romey, Resource Library Coordinator 712.366.3227 Need a video on basic signing at home? Need to study before an interpreting exam? Iowa School for the Deaf has materials on a variety of subjects to enhance interaction with individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Anyone may check out the materials, which are sent to the requestor through the mail. To view the materials currently available, please Click Here. When requesting items from the Resource Library, please indicate the Title and Source for each item as noted on the chart.
Free Statewide Sign Language Class
Contact Cindy Schrum, ICN Sign Language Class Coordinator 712.366.0571 Always wanted to learn sign language, or need it for daily interaction with a family member, co-worker or the public? Through the Iowa Communication Network, weekly classes are held throughout the state. Sign language classes and Topics About Deafness will be conducted October thru March. Registration is now closed for the 2012-13 sign language classes.
Statewide Topics About Deafness
Contact Cynthia Angeroth, Outreach Coordinator 712.366.3213 Need to know other families have walked in your shoes? Looking for a variety of information to improve your deaf or hard-of-hearing child's life? ISD's Topics About Deafness series provides speakers on myriad topics relevant to you. This free network (thanks to the Iowa Lions Foundation) meets via the Iowa Communications Network at a location convenient to your home, work place or school. Pre-registration for each session is required. Click Here to download the 2012-13 Brochure.
These Documents can be found on the Iowa Department of Education Audiology; Deaf and Hard-of-hearing Education Webpage:
Expanded Core Curriculum for Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (ECC-DHH)
Current documents related to sign language interpreters K-12 settings
IEP Communications Plan
Iowa DHH Achievement Data Reports