Resources & Educational Information for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children

The New Hampshire Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education Initiative Project (DHHEIP) provides information to families, educators and the community to educate, support and improve educational outcomes for deaf and hard of hearing children.

Upcoming Event

Manchester Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Presents The Emperor's New Clothes.

Reading Lists

We have added many new titles to our reading list, all available to borrow. Find some ideas for great reading here.

IEP Legal Requirements

Wrightslaw gives all the information you need to know about IEPs in this article.

EIPA Performance Test

The Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) is a tool designed to evaluate the voice-to-sign and sign-to-voice interpreting skills of interpreters who work in the elementary and secondary school classroom setting.  The test will be administered on 10/4/14 and 11/8/14

Local New Hampshire Testing Center:                   Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

Local Test Administrator:                                        Kim Pelkey

Call to schedule a test time 224-1850

See the DHHEIP Calendar page for more information



Job Vacancies in Deaf Education

Vacancies in Deaf Education in New Hampshire. This will include Teachers of the Deaf, Educational Interpreters and Paraprofessionals. This list will be updated regularly.

BooksBook of the Month: DHHEIP presents a new feature: our Book of the Month:

August book

This new book is a comprehensive resource for school-based professionals who work with the increasing number of children with cochlear implants.


Featured Organization: DHHEIP presents our Featured Organization: Hands and Voices.


Hands & Voices is a non-profit, parent-driven organization dedicated to supporting families of children who are deaf or hard of hearing.



DHHEIP’s Hot Links:

The Hot Link for this month is the Odyssey Magazine from Gallaudet. This magazine is available to view online.

The 2014 issue of Odyssey is 96 pages--the longest produced in the history of the publication. "High Expectations for All" is the theme which unifies the 20 articles from 34 authors representing a broad spectrum of perspectives on the lives of deaf and hard of hearing children.

Odyssey cover