Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Deaf/Hard of Hearing

News to Know:

Communication Resources:

  • Purple – At Purple, we’re dedicated to developing fast, easy and convenient communications solutions and services for Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals and businesses using a variety of different platforms. As a leading provider of on-site interpreting services, video relay services (VRS), text relay services and video remote interpreting (VRI), Purple has built an excellent reputation for developing products and services that open communications between all people, regardless of differences in abilities, languages and locations.
  • ZVRS – ZVRS was the first video relay company in the United States, starting out as CSDVRS in Austin, Texas in 1999.  We have since come a long way—adding videophones, software, services and features to make your video communication experience a positive one!

iPad Resources:

State & Regional Contacts

Mary Cashman-Bakken
Minnesota Department of Special Education D/HH Specialist
1600 Snelling Ave S
Roseville, MN
Ph. 651-582-8373

Region 10 DHH Network Members:

FIRST LAST DISTRICT EMAIL
Marydee KuKlock Norhtfield marydee.kuklock@nfld.k12.mn.us
Angela Dahlen Red Wing aldahlen@redwing.k12.mn.us
Ann Vail ZED – Albert Lea avail@zumbroed.org
Heather Pudas Northfield HEATHER.PUDAS@NFLD.K12.MN.US
Jane Bresnahan Rochester jabresnahan@rochester.k12.mn.us
Kathleen Knott Rochester kaknott@rochester.k12.mn.us
Kathy Anderson Metro Ecsu kathy.anderson@metroecsu.org
Katie Ulwelling Austin katie.ulwelling@austin.k12.mn.us
Mary Cashman-bakken MDE mary.cashman-bakken@state.mn.us
Paula Birch fillmore-Kingsland Paula.birch@isd2198.k12.mn.us
Rachal Baker MSAB rachel.baker@msad.state.mn.us
Rebecca Johnson Owatonna rjohnson3@owatonna.k12.mn.us
Sheri Crowley Rochester shcrowley@rochester.k12.mn.us
Sherry Anderson Faribault sanderson@faribault.k12.mn.us
Withrow Diana Glenville-Emmons withrowd@geschools.com

Region 10 Educational Audiologists:

Deb Walters-Smith – Rochester

Jill Womeldorff – Goodhue County Education District

Sarah Kahley – Zumbro Education District

Todd Erickson – Hiawatha Valley Education District

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Region 10 Events
  • Events on September 17, 2014
    • Envision Conference

      Starts: 12:00 am

      Ends: 12:00 am, September 21, 2014

      Location: TBD

  • Events on September 19, 2014
    • Directors Mtg

      Starts: 8:00 am

      Ends: 12:00 pm, September 19, 2014

      Location: Zumbro Education District, 801 Frontage Rd NW, Byron, MN, United States

      Description: Becky Tennis Hanson presents at 9

    • Save the Date: Fall Infinitec Regional Meeting

      Starts: 12:30 pm

      Ends: 2:50 pm, September 19, 2014

      Location: Zumbro Education District, Frontage Road Northwest, Byron, MN, United States

      Description: Mary Bettlach will be sharing information on Infinitec. Region 9 will be joining us for the infinitec presentation.

      Registration Link:
      https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1DpnEP32qq4gqGs3sc5OO34VCyk0u1OfugcNk9gRP1oQ/viewform?usp=send_form

  • Events on September 22, 2014
    • Transition Coordinator Mtg Rgn 10

      Starts: 9:00 am

      Ends: 3:20 pm, September 22, 2014

      Location: RCTC Heintz Center, Rochester, MN, United States

      Description: Career Skills Day
      Transition Needs in Region 10
      Discuss James Kelly from Construction Partnerships

  • Events on September 24, 2014
    • Coordinators Mtg

      Starts: 10:00 am

      Ends: 1:00 pm, September 24, 2014

      Location: Zumbro Education District, 801 Frontage Rd NW, Byron, MN, United States

  • Events on September 25, 2014
    • Minnesota Orientation & Mobility Specialists (MOMS) Meetings

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 8:20 pm, September 25, 2014

      Location: Minnesota Department of Education, Minnesota 36, Roseville, MN, United States

      Description: CCA 14

  • Events on September 26, 2014
    • TBI Family Retreat - Statewide

      Starts: 12:00 am

      Ends: 12:00 am, September 27, 2014

      Location: Camp Courage, 83rd Street Northwest, Maple Lake, MN, United States

    • SVN

      Starts: 9:00 am

      Ends: 3:20 pm, September 26, 2014

      Location: Minnesota Department of Education, Minnesota 36, Roseville, MN, United States

      Description: MDE CCA 14 / Online

  • Events on September 29, 2014
    • DCD State wide Network Mtg

      Starts: 9:00 am

      Ends: 3:00 pm, September 30, 2014

      Location: Zumbro Education District, 801 Frontage Rd NW, Byron, MN, United States

      Description: Remote Broad Cast will start at 12 on Monday and 8:30 on Tuesday

      Statewide DCD Network Representatives:

      Save the Dates!

      Fall 2014 Statewide ASD/DCD Collaborative Network Meetings

      Minnesota Department of Education (MDE)
      Conference Center B – Rooms 15-16

      Monday, Sept 29th 9:30 am – 4 pm

      9:30 am – Noon: Separate DCD and ASD Network Meetings

      Noon - 1 pm: Lunch

      1 - 4 pm: Laura Tubbs Booth: Legal Issues as they relate to Special Education


      Tuesday, Sept 30th 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

      8:30 am – Noon: Sheila Merzer, Jan Ostrom and Elizabeth Reeve:
      Psychiatric Comorbidities in Children with Developmental
      Differences: Medical and Behavioral Interventions and
      Implications for Educators

      Noon - 1 pm: Lunch

      1 – 3:30 pm: Continuation from the morning

      Both days: Continental breakfast served an hour before meetings begin. Hot lunch will be provided by TST Catering.

      Note: As a DCD representative, it is an expectation that you attend both full days.

      Remote viewing: These meetings will be live-streamed to remote locations around the state.
      Location list will be available when registering.

      You will be notified when the registration through Metro ECSU is open. Hope your summer is going great!

      Marcia Holman
      Statewide Coordinator for Teacher Initiatives: DCD/SMI
      Developmental Cognitive Disabilities/Severely Multiply Impaired
      MN Low Incidence Projects
      Metro ECSU
      2 Pine Tree Drive, Suite 101
      Arden Hills, MN 55112

  • Events on October 3, 2014
    • PHD Network

      Starts: 9:00 am

      Ends: 3:00 pm, October 3, 2014

      Location: ZED