35th Annual Mainstream Conference
Over 275 professionals and parents traveled from as far away as Bermuda, Ontario, South Dakota, Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas, Florida and twenty-one other states to Massachusetts to participate in "Tuning In and Tapping Potential." Check out the Conference Photo Gallery and read more!
Thanks to all the parents, teachers of the deaf, classroom teachers, speech and language pathologists, audiologists, special education teachers and all other professionals who came to our conference to learn how to help their students succeed in the mainstream and thrive among their hearing peers! You are the true heroes and we want to thank you for your perseverance, dedication and commitment to the kids you work with every day! We can make a difference together!
Read what participants had to say:
"This was my first year to attend. I have been in the field of deaf education for many years and this is by far one of the BEST conferences I have ever attended. Great Job!" - Teacher of the Deaf (AR)
"This conference is the highlight of my yearly professional development. There is always a diverse group of speakers and the conference itself is exceptionally well organized." - Speech/Language Pathologist (NJ)
“The conference was wonderful; so much useful information, great materials and resources plus opportunities to network with others in the field of hearing loss!” - Teacher of the Deaf (NY)
“I enjoyed the conference immensely. The general session about Theory of Mind was intriguing and very helpful. Thank you for putting it together!” - Parent (CO)
“It was a great conference this year! All presentations were excellent and I especially liked the general sessions. Thank you! - Teacher of the Deaf (CT)
“I wish this conference lasted 2 more days so I could attend all of the workshops. I learned so much and I really appreciate how positive all the presenters were – great positive messages! Thank you. – Speech/Language Pathologist (MA)
Special thanks also to all the wonderful Presenters, Sponsors and Exhibitors who helped make this year's conference such a success!!
Sign up for the Mainstream News!
A timely, practical resource for educators and families.
Save the Date for the 36th Annual Mainstream Conference!
October 22 & 23, 2015
NEW Location: Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade
DIFFERENT Days: Thursday & Friday
Same High Quality Workshops!