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

May 7 Math Workshop for Interpreters & TODs

Join us on Saturday, May 7 from 10:45-4:00pm in Bedford, New Hampshire for a webinar benefiting educational and generalist interpreters and Teachers of the Deaf!

Chris Kurz, a faculty member with the National Technical Institute of the Deaf (NTID), will lead the video workshop: Mathematics: Learn Strategies and Techniques to
Enhance Your Math Interpretations.

Learn more or sign up online.

Want to know more about the presenter?  Chris Kurz’s bio and a Success Story.

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EIPA Performance Assessment Offered May 14, 2016

Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA)
When: Saturday, May 14, 2016
Location: Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, 57 Regional Drive, Concord NH
Available test slots: 8:30am, 11am, 1:30pm, 4pm

Cost: $335

Local Test Administrator: Kim Pelkey

To register: Please email your preferred test slot time to Kim Pelkey no later than Friday, May 6, 2016.

**Successful completion of the EIPA is required to work as an Educational Interpreter in NH schools.

Curious about the EIPA Performance Assessment?


Odyssey Magazine from Gallaudet University

Odyssey Magazine from Gallaudet University Image

2015 issue – The Influence, Impact, and Opportunity of Technology

The 2015 issue of Odyssey focuses on technology – its influence, impact, and the opportunities it presents for the education of students who are deaf or hard of hearing.

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2014 Gallaudet University Academic Bowl Video

2014 Gallaudet University Academic Bowl Video Image

The Gallaudet University Academic Bowl is an annual trivia competition meant to encourage academic excellence and to provide social opportunities for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students throughout the United States and Canada.  There are 5 regional Academic Bowls and one national Academic Bowl each year.  In 2014, Lori McLaren, Laura Saxe, and Nick Boudreau were a part of the Southern New Hampshire team that earned a chance to go to the national competition, and Lori interviewed Laura and Nick to get their perspectives on the experience and how it helped them after the experience was over.