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Where to Start When Working with Students Who Have Visual Impairments/Multiple Disabilities and Deafblindness

CEC-DVIDB (the Council for Exceptional Children Division on Visual Impairments and Deafblindness) will present a webinar on January 19, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. EST called Where to Start When Working with Students Who Have Visual Impairments/Multiple Disabilities and Deafblindness.

The goal of the webinar is to provide participants with useful background information on working with students with deafblindness and multiple disabilities. Topics include: defining and determining students' eligibility for deafblind related services, the importance of touch to a child who is deafblind, and basic instructional strategies and techniques to consider when working with a student with deafblindness.
 

Presented by:

Adam Graves is a certified teacher of students with visual impairments with over 10 years of experience working in classrooms with students who are deafblind and have multiple disabilities.  For the past 2 years Adam has provided technical assistance and educational support for teachers, students and administrators through the Texas DeafBlind Project. He also serves as a member of the review board for the National Intervener Certification E-portfolio (NICE) and is a doctoral student at the Texas Tech University College of Education.

More information and registation

Event Date: 

Jan 19, 2017

Timezone: 

EST

Comments

SPED Teacher

Posted by Deborah Finn

I am interested in learning strategies for working with deaf-blind students who are medically fragile and at a 0-6 month cognitive level.

Medically fragile DeafBlind

Posted by Jane Hankins

You may also want to explore TICtalk, Touch Initiated Communication for children with deafblindness or multiple disabilities (TICtalk.org) It was created specifically for the population you are talking about.

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