The 6th Annual Back to School Bash for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Families took place on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 9-11 a.m. in the Seven Oaks Park recreation center at 200 Leisure Lane, Columbia, SC. Check out the official Back to School Bash website here.
Thank you to our 2021 Back to School Bash vendors!
If you would like to be a vendor for the 2022 Back to School Bash, email us!
Advanced Bionics (SPONSOR)*
Carter Hears! (SPONSOR)*
Family Connection of SC
S.C. AG Bell Association
S.C. Association of the Deaf
S.C. Deaf-Blind Project
S.C. Dept. of Mental Health Deaf Services
S.C. First Sound
S.C. Hands & Voices
S.C. Child Care Inclusion Collaborative
S.C. School for the Deaf and the Blind
S.C. School for the Deaf and the Blind Outreach
S.C. Vocational Rehabilitation Department
UofSC Assistive Technology Program
Did you miss out on the 2020 Back to School Bash virtual conference?
You can watch the 2020 Back to School Bash presentations here! We have a playlist that features the Bash in its entirety, as well as each individual presentation available for viewing.
2020 Bash Presentations:
Raising the Bar for DHH Children, Teens & Adults | Aileen Welch, SC Vocational Rehabilitation Dept.
Audism, Racism, and Ableism in the DHH Community | Amelia England, SC Vocational Rehabilitation Dept.
Teaching DHH Students Virtually | Mariann Carter, Carter Hears! and The Quill School
IEPs, Pandemics, and Your Rights | Jennifer Rainville, South Carolina Legal Services
Challenges of Meeting Social-Emotional Needs During COVID-19 | Jennifer Villar, SC Dept. of Mental Health Deaf Services