Supervisors' Retreat: Blindness Visual Impairment, Deaf-Blind, Deaf Hard of Hearing

Deaf-Blindness for Administrators

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Session Dates

Wednesday February 06, 2019 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Closed
This event is by invitation only. You must have a registration key in order to register.

The Supervisors Retreat day, Deaf-Blindness for Administrators, is designed for supervisors of vision and hearing professionals. It will address specific needs to operate a successful program that serves the needs of students who are deaf-blind. The event will focus on content current to the field of deaf-blindness. Sessions will address the impact of deaf-blindness on access to the curriculum and environment, as well as examine the differences between paraprofessionals, interveners, and interpreters and the specific professional development needs of all personnel. In addition, qualifications needed to be identified as deaf-blind and eligible to be reported on the annual Deaf-Blind Child Count will be discussed.

Objectives:

Participants will be able to:
1. Describe the impact of deaf-blindness on a student's access to the curriculum and their environment
2. Explain the differences between paraprofessionals, interveners, and interpreters
3. Explain the qualifications needed to be identified as deaf-blind and eligible to be reported on the annual Deaf-Blind Child Count

 

Target Audience:

Supervisors-Administrators of programs serving students who are deaf-blind
Supervisors-Administrators of programs serving students who are blind/visual impaired
Supervisors-Administrators of programs serving students who are deaf/hard-of-hearing


Target Audience

Supervisors/Administrators of programs serving students who are blind/visual impaired
Supervisors/Administrators of programs serving students who are deaf-blind Supervisors/Administrators of programs serving students who are deaf, hard of hearing

Topics Covered: Low Incidence

Event Info

Event Type:

Inservices/workshops

Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
ACVREP
No credit

Presenters:

PaTTAN Educational Consultant

Event Contact:

Registration:

Lorraine Byer
lbyer@pattan.net
610-878-7210