The Back to the Basics-Part 2 was about the uniqueness of students with a hearing loss.  Every child–deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing– is born with a different personality, different learning style, different genetic make up, and so on.  And that child is exposed to different experiences, different language models, and different parenting styles.  Added to…

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Hi, there.  Cara here.  It's IEP time in many districts across South Carolina and Beginnings SC has received LOTS of questions.  This is the first of several posts about what I call the "basics" of IDEA regulations for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students.  One might hear me say "We serve lots of families and…

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  Almost 30 years ago, a group of parents in North Carolina met to discuss how to convince the schools to provided different learning environments for their deaf and hard of hearing children.  Many years later, there are a variety of different programs in NC meeting the individual needs of deaf and hard of hearing children–with spoken…

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Wednesday night we celebrated the official 1st Anniversary for our Board of Directors!  We’ve been working with families for well over a year, but we met at the beginning of September 2012, with Mary 9 1/2 months pregnant.  We mailed off our 501c3 application on September 18, 2012 and have been (I wish I could…

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Moving information around on the website and this won’t move properly, but we wanted to keep it on the site. December 2013: BEGINNINGS-SC received a surprise donation from the St. Andrews/Irmo Sertoma Club. Scott Davis – President presenting the gift to Cara.

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