Visual Phonics

See the Sound - A Multi-Sensory Learning Experience

Providing Your Students with a Visual and Kinesthetic Way to Learn and Articulate Sounds

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Workshop Description & Overview

Date: November 15, 2021

Time: 8:30 am -5:00 pm

Lunch: 1/2 hour on your own (bring your lunch)

Location: Bellefontaine High School (Distance Learning Center), 755 East Lake Ave., Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311

**All attendees will receive a hard copy (or digital copy) of visual phonics cards as part of the registration fee.

Target Audience: SLPs, Classroom Teachers of students with hearing impairments, Preschool Teachers, Educational Audiologists, Reading Specialists, Instructional Assistants, Sign Language Interpreters, etc...

Overview: Visual Phonics is a system of 52 hand cues and symbols that represent the sounds of English. Included are the sounds commonly referred to as vowels, consonants, diphthongs, and digraphs. It is a visual and kinesthetic way for students to learn, decide and/or articulate sounds. During the ONE-day training you will learn how to use Visual Phonics in your classroom.

Faculty/Instructor: Ms. Abigail White / Teacher for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students / Certified Visual Phonics Trainer

Space is Limited to 40 Participants:- Once the ESC receives forty (40) paid registrations (by credit card or POs), all subsequent registrants will be placed on a waiting list. You will receive an email within seven (7) days of your registration confirming whether you have been accepted for the 11/15 training OR placed on the waiting list.

Contact Hours:

  • Contact Hours: 8.0 Contact Hours Provided by the MRESC

Registration Fees:

  • $40 for Hardin, Shelby, Logan, Madison, and Champaign County Public School Districts, Boards of DD, & Career Centers.
  • $85 for school districts outside of the above counties or other agencies/non-profits.

  • Space is limited to the first 40 registrants.


Monday, Nov. 15th, 8:30am-5pm

555 East Lake Avenue

Bellefontaine, OH

What time should I arrive at the training site? Please arrive 15 minutes early to complete the check-in process.

Food & Beverage: Water, breakfast bars, and snacks will be available at the beginning of each session. While coffee or other food will not be served, participants are free to bring snack items for themselves or to share with the group. Please BRING YOUR OWN LUNCH as we will have a working 30 minute lunch. Please plan accordingly…..

What You Should Bring? Participants should bring note taking materials and writing utensils with them to the session.

Weather Contingency Policy: Participants should plan to arrive unless they receive a formal “CLOSURE / CANCELLATION” email from the Midwest Regional ESC on the morning of the event. A delay or cancelation by Bellefontaine City Schools will not necessarily mean the event is canceled or delay.

  • Please plan to attend unless you receive direct communication from the MRESC on the morning of the event.

Our Cancellation Policy - Due to the costs associated with this event, cancellations must be received 15 days prior to the event. Cancellations received outside of this policy will not be accepted. Attendees and/or employing districts will be billed accordingly.

Midwest Regional Educational Service Center

Our Vision/Mission: The Midwest Regional Educational Service Center serves and supports students, families, and districts as an innovative educational partner.