What is Deafblindness

The Ohio Department of Education, Office for Exceptional Children defines deafblindness as follows: “Deafblindness” means concomitant hearing and visual impairments, the combination of which causes such severe communication and other developmental and educational needs that they cannot be accommodated in special education programs solely for children with deafness or children with blindness” (Ohio Operating Standards for the Education of Children with Disabilities, July 1, 2014).

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Intervener Modules - Parents

Instructional Modules for Parents of Children with Combined Vision-Hearing Loss and/or Multiple Disabilities with Sensory Loss

Date: October – December, 2019
Target Audience: Parents
Facilitator: Dr. Lyn Ayer
Contact hours upon completion of modules(s) and webinar
No cost

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Intervener Modules - Educators

Instructional Techniques to Use with Children with Combined Vision-Hearing Loss and or Multiple Disabilities with Sensory Loss

Date: October – December, 2019
Target Audience: Educators
Facilitator: Dr. Lyn Ayer
Contact hours upon completion of module(s) and webinar
No cost

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FREE Independent Study on Intervener Services

Date: Individually scheduled
Facilitator: Dr. Lyn Ayer
Contact hours upon completion

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