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 Dates in 2016

The EIPA (Performance) will be offered in New Hampshire on the following Saturdays:

  • July 23, 2016
  • October 22, 2016
  • November 12, 2016
  • December 3, 2016

The testing site is Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, 57 Regional Drive, Concord, New Hampshire.

Registration deadline for the July 23 assessment is Friday, July 8.

Contact Kim Pelkey, Local Test Administrator, to register or for more questions.

Cost is $335.

Curious about the EIPA – what it is and who should take it?

New Hampshire Educational Interpreter standards



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Odyssey Magazine from Gallaudet University

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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.