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?

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Odyssey Magazine from Gallaudet University

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2016 issue – The Power and Potential of Collaboration

The 2016 Odyssey Magazine features an article written by Michele Chaplen and Kelly Fleese.  Michele is the program director for the New Hampshire Deaf & Hard of Hearing Education Initiative, and Kelly Fleese is a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in the Manchester, New Hampshire VR office.

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