Special Topics – Job Corps and Work One

Job Corps is a federally-funded comprehensive Program that provides essential academic and Career skills training.  Job Corps also prepares students for success in every aspect of their lives.

The WorkOne Center is the heart of the workforce development system.  It is where WorkOne staff help you find a new or better job, choose a career, access training or get the information needed to succeed in the world of work.

Date: April 10th

Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Place: Durgan 1840 S 18th Street, Lafayette 47905

RSVP: Kathy Wotherspoon at kwotherspoon@lsc.k12.in.us or 765-771-6006

Find the Right Case Manager and/or Group Home for Your Child

Various local group home and case management services will have booths set up for you to visit and gather more information.

Presenter:     Ann Alger District 4 Manager for the Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services (BDDS)

Date:             March 5, 2018

Location:      Gymnasium at Durgan, 1840 S. 18th St, Lafayette, IN 47905

Time:             5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

RSVP:            RSVP by February 28th to Kathy Wotherspoon via email kwotherspoon@lsc.k12.in.us or by phone 765-714-7687

March 2 is Read Captions Across America Day

It’s time for DCMP’s Read Captions Across America (RCAA) campaign, held in conjunction with the National Education Association’s (NEA) Read Across America event on March 2, the birthday of children’s author Dr. Seuss.

The purpose of RCAA is to raise awareness—particularly among children and their parents and teachers—that video can be just as effective at encouraging and fostering reading skills as books, as long as captions are always turned on!

Participants can order a free RCAA event kit, and members can order captioned media from DCMP to use in March and all year long.

RCAA is the first national reading event to put emphasis on the importance of captioned media as a reading tool for all children, not just those who are deaf or hard of hearing. This effort resulted in a huge success, as thousands of students have participated in this event since its inauguration.

The DCMP supports the efforts of the NEA’s Read Across America by:

  • Providing on-demand educational captioned media to registered users (educators, families, and others who work with deaf or hard of hearing children).
  • Acting as a captioning information center to provide answers to anyone’s questions concerning captioned media.
  • Maintaining a database for locating educational captioned media available for purchase.
  • Assisting media producers, school personnel, and others in learning to caption or in locating an expert to perform captioning.
  • Supporting efforts by parents and educators to increase the availability of educational captioned media.
  • Providing flyers, posters, bookmarks, and other free materials to remind everyone of the importance of reading captions.

Order your free RCAA kit, learn more about how captioning improves literacy, and find great ideas from teachers and parents on our RCAA website.

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