Welcome to "Kids Keeping in Touch through Florida Relay"

Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. (FTRI) in collaboration with the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) are proud to offer “Kids Keeping in Touch through Florida Relay”, an educational awareness program for children in grades 3-5.  This program has been designed to help teachers and educators increase awareness and sensitivity to the communication barriers faced by individuals with hearing loss and speech disabilities.  The lesson plans below cover such diverse and interesting topics as The Human Body, Society and Culture, Technology and Communication, and much more.  All of the lesson plans meet the benchmarks for the Sunshine State Standards, Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT), and English for Speakers of other Languages (ESOL) Standards

FTRI is a not for profit organization and the lesson plans may be downloaded at no cost. The lesson plans may be downloaded as one entire package, or by individual units.

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Download lesson plans:

Complete Kit (Intro, Units 1, 2, 3, 4)

Kids Keeping in Touch - Hearing Loss Awareness

Unit 1 - The Human Body

Unit 2 - Society and Culture

Unit 3 - Technology and Communication

Unit 4 - Students to Students

"Let's Make a Florida Relay Call"

The following 4 minute video explains how easy it is to make and receive a relay call, all from a kid's perspective.   To request a free DVD copy of this video for your classroom please contact us at: outreach@ftri.org   or  Phone: 1-800-222-3448  Ext 232  TTY: 1-888-447-5620

 

Educational Resource Video

Contact Us

For more information or questions about this program please contact our Outreach Department
Email: Outreach@ftri.org
Phone: 1-800-222-3448  Ext 232
TTY: 1-888-447-5620