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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Taming the Tiger: Assessing and Addressing Unwanted Behaviors Professional Development for Educators

Target Audience: School Psychologists, Intervention Specialists, Related Services Providers, Paraprofessionals

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LifeCourse Training

Date: April 6, 2019 @ 10:00 a.m.

Location: Mentor Schools Paradigm/Mentor, OH

Target Audience: Parents, Educators, Related Services, IEP Teams

**Register by March 25, 2019**

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2019 Parent Retreat

Date: May 3, 4, and 5, 2019
Location: Deer Creek State Park, Mt. Sterling, OH
Target Audience: Parents of children registered with the Ohio Deaf-Blind Census

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