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- The parent group is a combined support/educational group. Generally, there are invited
speakers who discuss important and relevant topics
with the parents (e.g., reimbursement issues, transitioning from the IFSP to the IEP,
etc.). On occasion, parents and their older children
who are deaf or hard-of-hearing will participate to provide parents of young children
with advice, experiences, and other valuable
- Parents are also provided with "pre-teaching" materials to assist in preparing their
children for the selected theme and activities of
upcoming playgroups as well as take-home practice materials. The ALEP staff also
provides parent instruction, when desired and/or
appropriate, in techniques used during playgroup.