Resources & Educational Information for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children

Our mission is to support New Hampshire’s schools and families in order to improve the educational outcomes of the state’s deaf and hard of hearing children and youth, to provide training for and current information about educating those students, and to be a resource for schools, educators, families, and other members of the community.

Current Events

EIPA Performance Test

The Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) is a tool designed to evaluate the voice-to-sign and sign-to-voice interpreting skills of interpreters who work in the elementary and secondary school classroom setting.

Successful completion of the EIPA is required for anyone providing Educational Sign Language Interpreting services in all NH schools.

Test Administration Dates:

  • Saturday, January 23, 2016
  • Saturday, March 19, 2016
  • Saturday, April 16, 2016
  • Saturday, May 14, 2016

Local New Hampshire Testing Center: Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, Inc.  57 Regional Drive Concord, NH 03301

Local Test Administrator: Kim Pelkey

TO REGISTER FOR THE ASSESSMENT OR FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE EMAIL: nheipa1@gmail.com

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Reading Lists

We have added many new titles to our reading list, all available to borrow. Find some ideas for great reading here.

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IEP Legal Requirements

Wrightslaw gives all the information you need to know about IEPs in this article.

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Job Vacancies in Deaf Education

Vacancies in Deaf Education in New Hampshire. This will include Teachers of the Deaf, Educational Interpreters and Paraprofessionals. This list will be updated regularly.

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Features

DHHEIP presents a new feature: our Book of the Month:

DHHEIP presents a new feature: our Book of the Month: Image

This new book is a comprehensive resource for school-based professionals who work with the increasing number of children with cochlear implants.

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DHHEIP presents our Featured Organization: Hands and Voices.

DHHEIP presents our Featured Organization: Hands and Voices. Image

Hands & Voices is a non-profit, parent-driven organization dedicated to supporting families of children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

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DHHEIP’s Hot Links:

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The Hot Link for this month is the Odyssey Magazine from Gallaudet. This magazine is available to view online.

The 2014 issue of Odyssey is 96 pages–the longest produced in the history of the publication. “High Expectations for All” is the theme which unifies the 20 articles from 34 authors representing a broad spectrum of perspectives on the lives of deaf and hard of hearing children.

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