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 Changing Unwanted Behaviors

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

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Interpreting Behavior for a Child with Combined Hearing-Vision Loss and/or Multiple Disabilities

Date: Dec. 8, 2018 @ 10:00 – 3:00 pm

Target Audience: Parents

Location: Hyatt Place, Dublin, OH

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Meeting the Challenges of Communicating with Students with Combined Vision-Hearling Loss and/or Multiple Disabilities - webinar series

Dates: 6 webinars between Jan. 2, 2019 & Mar. 22, 2019

Times: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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