Texas Hands & Voices Training Retreat 2010

Texas Hands & Voices Training Retreat 2010

Texas Hands & Voices is having a PAL (Parents as Leaders) Training Retreat
in the Corpus Christi area on Friday January 29 – Sunday January 31, 2010.
We currently have registration open until January 13th. You are either a
Parent or family member of a child that has a hearing loss that might be
interested in attending or know other parents that might be interested or
are a professional that works with families that have children with hearing
loss. This is a great opportunity for parents to “get away” away for the
weekend, learn, relax and socialize with other parents. (see below for full

Please pass this on to anyone that you might think would be interested. We
are staying at a wonderful camp, Camp Aranzazu on the Gulf Coast. The $40
registration covers housing and food for the weekend and all materials being
provided during the training. There are also scholarships available for the
registration and travel that can be applied for through the registration

Thank you for you time,

Laura D Davis
Executive Director
TX Hands & Voices
Email: [email protected]
512-470-4065 (voice or text)

Co-Hosted by TX Hands & Voices and The Educational Resource Center on
Deafness (ERCOD)
Weekend training retreat for parents with a child who is deaf or hard of

South Texas Region
PAL (Parents as Leaders)
Training Retreat
January 29-31, 2010

(Corpus Christi, San Antonio, Laredo, McAllen, Del Rio, Victoria, Austin,
Houston & surrounding areas)

Highlights: Workshop topics may include

Technology- Did You Know? : IFSP/IEP Goal Setting: Transition: Local & State
Resources: Parent Panel: Parent Leadership:

Planning Local Events: Partnerships: Community Leadership Whether you have
just started the journey as a new parent or you have been traveling the path
for many years and have older children, we invite you to attend a training
for parents of children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Learn how to help
lead your child to success by participating in this training and networking
with experienced parents and professionals.

How can you be a part of an effort to provide support and leadership to
families and encourage positive change for children who are deaf or hard in
hearing in Texas? Come to the Parents as Leaders (PAL) training retreat and
find out! Registration begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, January 29th and retreat
activities conclude on Sunday, January 31st at noon. The registration fee is
$40, which includes 2 nights lodging (must share a room), meals, all
training and networking sessions and a one-year membership to TX Hands &
Voices. This event will be held at the beautiful Camp Aranzazu

Scholarships are available – check on-line application for more information.

Early Registration ends on January 13th, 2010 – On-line application link
listed below:


Questions? Contact Laura Davis at [email protected] or
512-470-4065 or Lisa Crawford at 512-462-5447

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