Introduction to Interveners

california deafblind services logoInterveners are individuals who help to provide access to visual and auditory information for individuals with deafblindness. Interveners typically have specialized training in deafblindness and most often work with children and young adults in educational settings. California Deaf-Blind Services developed the following 45 minute module to cover basic information about interveners.

The module can be viewed by clicking here.


Perkins Webcast and Resources

perkins logoPerkins and the Ohio Center for Deafblind Education present: Advocating for Your Child's Needs: What Do You Need to Know? with Diana Autin, Esq., the Executive Co-director of the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN), New Jersey's Parent Training and Information Center. In this webcast, Diana presents the companion guides that were developed by NJ SPAN based on the Deafblindness: Educational Service Guidelines. These companion guides include fact sheets, mini-guides, and an IEP Meeting Checklist. These materials provide a framework to support the development of meaningful, appropriate programming for students with deafblindness.

You can listen to the Perkins Webcast by clicking here.


Sighted Guide Ohio

Sighted Guide Ohio was originally created in October of 2014. Sighted Guide Ohio is a publication that reaches out to the visually impaired and blind communities through out the State of Ohio. Sighted Guide Ohio would like to offer resources, services, latest technology information, and stories of people who are visually impaired.

Sighted Guide Ohio http://www.sightedguideohio.org/

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