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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LifeCourse Planning: Creating a Plan for a Child with Deafblindness or Multiple Disabilities

Date: October 20, 2018 @ 10:00 a.m.

Location: Hyatt Place Columbus/Dublin

Target Audience: Parents of children with deafblindness or multiple disabilities, educators, families, caregivers, and service providers
No cost; contact hours available; lunch provided

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