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Each year approximately 12,000 babies are born in the United States with permanent hearing loss. In addition, another 2 or 3 per 1,000 children will acquire a loss after birth. The majority of these children are born to families with no history of hearing loss. Early hearing loss detection and...Read More
The Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency (AEA) received a $10,000 grant from Riverboat Development Authority (RDA) to expand the assistive device loaner library used by hearing impaired students. The objective of this library is to help provide access to devices that help hearing impaired students become independent learners and increase...Read More
A new reality is beginning to sweep across Iowa and the nation. There's a growing understanding that big changes are going to be needed in education for Iowa students to be successful learners, earners and citizens in the 21st Century. "It's not just the rest of the nation that Iowa's...Read More
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Aspiring Administrator Program to Begin in January! Drake University will be starting another Masters program for school administrators at Mississippi Bend Information sessions at 5:00 and 7:00 on the following dates: Wednesday, September 15 Tuesday, October 5 Thursday, October 28 Wednesday, November 10 Thursday, December 2. Cohort format. Weekend classes....Read More
Marcy Clausen, a consultant at the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency, recently completed her mentorship, professional requirements and the international comprehensive exam to become a certified Listening and Spoken Language Specialist. Holders of this certification are recognized as providing a high level of service to families wishing to utilize listening...Read More
Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency (AEA) Physical Therapy Department serves many families, within a five county region, whose children have physical/multiple disabilities. These children often require the use of adaptive equipment and assistive technology to increase their independence at home, school, and in their community. Cost makes the process of...Read More