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Deaf-Blind: Resources

Professional Development

2022 -2023 DEAF-BLIND WEBINAR SERIES

The Colorado Deaf-Blind Project is pleased to announce a series of webinars that will be offered once a month throughout the 2022-2023 school year.

Time for all webinars: 3:30 -5:30 p.m.

  • September 28, 2022: Deaf-Blindness Identification
  • October 26, 2022: Resources for your Deaf-Blind Student
  • November 30, 2022: Routines
  • December 14, 2022: Student-Led IEPs

Participants:​ Colorado parents of,  and professionals working with children from birth through 21 years with significant support needs, including deaf-blindness. The focus is on learners who are not yet proficient in verbal and/or sign language.

Training Expectations: Full attendance of any session is a requirement. Please do not sign up for any of these training events if you cannot commit to the full two hours.

 

Registration

Please be aware that: It is a policy in the Exceptional Student Services Unit (ESSU) that all training registrations must be closed 2 weeks prior to the event. This is deadline is in place to allow proper time to meet the accommodation needs of training participants. Additionally, registration for ESSU events is non-transferable and cannot be given to another participant.

 

On-Demand Professional Learning Specific to Deaf-Blindness

Pediatric deafness/hearing loss is addressed in five training modules on topics that detail (a) the importance and methods to detect and identify early-onset hearing loss; (b) the mechanics of how we hear; (c) the types and incidence of early-onset deafness/hearing loss; (d) the degree of hearing loss; and (e) causes and risk factors for early-onset hearing loss.


Lending Library

A lending library is maintained with up-to-date books, articles, workshop materials, videotapes, and manuals related to the topic of vision and hearing loss.Lending library materials are mailed out upon request.

 


Parent/Family Icon (Extra Small) Colorado Resources for Families of Children who are Deafblind


National and International Resources Specific to Deaf-Blindness:


National Resources Specific to Children with Disabilities

 


For more information about the Colorado Services for Children and Youth with Combined Vision and Hearing Loss project, please contact:

Tanni Anthony
Phone: (303) 503-4647
Email Tanni Anthony

Gina Herrera
Phone: (303) 253-0451
Email Gina Herrera

 


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