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Register now for the early intervention conference

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  • Oran Tkatchov/Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind


Registration is open for the 2017 Western Regional Early Intervention Conference – Summer Summit: “Engagement Through Healthy Partnerships” that will be held June 14-16, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The Western Regional Early Intervention Conference is designed to support professionals working with, and families of, children birth to five years old who are deaf/hard of hearing, blind/visually impaired, or deaf/blind.

WREIC, which is a multi-state collaboration of Arizona, New Mexico, Wyoming, Colorado, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, and Utah, has been in place for over 30 years, making it one of the longest running, ongoing early intervention conferences in the country.

Full Registration (access to all three days June 14-16): $215.00
Preconference Only (June 14): $80.00
June 15-16 Only (No access to June 14 preconference): $175.00

At-A- Glance Schedule now available online!


  • Cerebral Visual Impairment:  Guide to Optimum Assessment, Intervention, and Daily Living for Children and Families

Presenters:  Drs. Amanda Lueck and Gordon Dutton

  • Deaf Plus – The Mystery and the Magic:  Perspectives of a Developmental Pediatrician and a Parent

Presenters:  Dr. Susan Wiley and Djenne Amal Morris

June 15 & 16, 2017 – CONFERENCE SESSIONS will include but are not limited to:

  • Assessment of Cerebral Visual Impairment
  • Expanded Core Curriculum for Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers with Visual Impairment
  • Orientation and Mobility Assessment for Infants and Toddlers with Visual Impairment
  • Mealtime Routines for Infants and Toddlers Who are Visually Impaired
  • Babies Count:  First Year Results
  • Self-Determination for Children Who Are Deafblind
  • Embracing the Whole Deaf and Hard of Hearing Child
  • Early ASL Development for Deaf/Hard of Hearing Infants and Toddlers
  • Early Listening and Spoken Language Development in Deaf/HH Infants and Toddlers
  • National Early Intervention Research and Outcomes on Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • Serve and Return Strategies for Developing Spoken Language with the Itty Bittys
  • The Latest Research Findings Related to the Zika Virus

Conference Room Block available here!