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Deaf-Blindness/Deaf-Blind*

           

Consultant/Specialist Contacts

Tanni Anthony
Phone: (303) 866-6681 | Email

Gina Quintana
Phone: (303) 866-6605 | Email


Definition
: A child with Deaf-blindness has 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.


Resources

Deafblind - Newsletters and Resources

  • Vibrations Newsletter
  • Lending Library
  • Literacy Modality and Communication Learning Plan for Students with Combined Vision and Hearing Loss
  • Links to Colorado Resources for Families of Children who are Deafblind
  • Links to National Resources Specific to Deafblindness
  • Links to National Resources Specific to Children with Disabilities
  • Links to other State Projects on Deafblindness

Deafblind - Family (family-specific Resources)

  • Sharing the Journey
  • Family Connections
  • Family Learning Retreat
  • Pep Conferences

Deafblind - Selected Topics (handouts, publications, weblinks)

  • Assessment
  • Assistive Technology: Low Vision/Listening Devices
  • Behavior
  • Blindness/Visual Impairment: Causes, Types and Symptoms of Vision Loss
  • Communication
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Daily Living Activities/Self Help Skills
  • Deafblindness
  • Deaf/Hard of Hearing: Causes, Types and Symptoms of Hearing Loss
  • Inclusion
  • Individualized Education Program (IEP)
  • Instruction

  • Interveners
  • Medical/Health of the Ears, Eyes and Body
  • Movement/Orientation and Mobility
  • Parents and Families
  • Recreation and Leisure
  • Self Determination/Social Emotional/Social Relationships
  • Support Service Providers
  • Syndromes and Other Medical Conditions Associated with Deafblindness
  • Transition
  • Universal Design
  • Miscellaneous

Professional Development

No Trainings At This Time

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