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:

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

Deadline to register for the October 22 test is Friday, October 14.

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

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

Cost is $335.

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

New Hampshire Educational Interpreter standards



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Save the Date - December 3

The next Boys Town/EIPA Diagnostic Center Video Conference will be Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 10:45-4pm.  Registration will open online November 3.

“What’s the Point: Understanding the Message, Speaker Intent, and Making Appropriate Semantic Sign Choices” will be the topic.

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Sharing Books with your Deaf & HOH Child

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This is an interactive workshop for parents and caregivers on how to read with Deaf and Hard of Hearing children.

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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.

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