DVIDB (Division of the Visually Impaired and Deafblind chapter of Council for Exceptional Children) offers a one-hour webinar on Meaningful Literacy for Students with Multi-Sensory Needs. Presented by Julie Maier, this webinar will explore promoting meaningful literacy for students with multi-sensory impairments, thinking beyond just reading and writing.
About the Presenter
Julie Maier serves as an Educational Specialist for California Deafblind Services providing technical assistance and training to families of children with deafblindness and their educational teams. Additionally, she is a faculty member in the Special Education Department at San Francisco State University.
Julie served as the project liaison for two OSEP funded personnel preparation project in deafblindness at SFSU, which trained dozens of teachers to serve as teacher of the deafblind. Her conference and webinar presentations have included the topics of authentic assessment, literacy skill development, social supports, inclusive educational supports, self-determination, transition planning, and interveners for learners with multi-sensory impairments.