Calendar Systems for Students with Deafblindness: Time Concepts Associated with 3 Time Frames

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Robbie Blaha, M.Ed.


Due to significant lack of access to environmental information, students with deafblindness are at risk for not learning critical time concepts needed to have a fundamental understanding of the events around them. This session will focus on the anticipation, daily and weekly time frame and the associated time concepts that should be taught.

Credits: Act 48, ASHA, ACVREP, Psych, Instructional Hours
Audience: Teachers who work with students who are blind or visually impaired; Teachers who work with students with hearing loss; Teachers who work with students who are Deaf-Blind; Orientation and Mobility Specialists; Paraprofessionals who serve as Interveners

Speraker biography: Robbie Blaha, M.Ed., has served children with deafblindness for 49 years both as a classroom teacher and as a consultant on the Texas Deafblind Project. She is the author of “Calendars for Students With Multiple Impairments Including Deafblindness” and the co-author of “Assessment of Deafblind Access to Manual Language Systems (ADAMLS)”.

E-mail: blahar@tsbvi.edu

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