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COVID-19 and Special Education

View information for educators and parents to support students with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 resources for special education

Professional Development

2021-2022 Deaf-Blindness Webinar Series

The Colorado Deaf-Blind Project is pleased to announce a series of webinars that will be offered once a month throughout the 2021-2022 school year.

Each webinar will air from 3:30pm - 5:30pm.

Webinar Dates & Topics: 

  • October 12, 2021Systematic Instruction for Students with Severe Disabilities (Part 1): System of Least Prompts with MaryAnn Demchak and Chevonne Sutter
  • November 9, 2021Calendars for Students with Multiple Impairments, Including Deafblindness with Robbie Blaha
  • December 14, 2021Putting Together the Pieces: A Team Approach to Creating Experience Books with Katie Sacra, Clair Turbeville and Emily Scheffler
  • January 11, 2022 - Topic to be announced. 
  • February 8, 2022 - Topic to be announced. 
  • March 8, 2022 - Topic to be announced. 
  • April 12, 2022 - Topic to be announced. 
  • May 10, 2022 - Topic to be announced. 

Webinar Registration

Registration for this each webinar will close at 10am on the day before each webinar airs. 

When registering please indicate if you require any accommodation(s). All accommodations must be requested no later than two weeks prior to the event. Requests made after this time cannot be guaranteed.

2021 Western Region Early Intervention Conference National Webinar Series

The Western Region Early Intervention Conference that was scheduled for Fall 2021 has been postponed during the COVID-19 pandemic. The WREIC Planning Committee, in collaboration with the Texas School for the Blind/Visually Impaired Coffee Hours, is offering a 2021 webinar series with topics specific to pediatric deafness, blindness, and deaf-blindness.

Western Region Early Intervention Conference (WREIC) Virtual Training Dates (PDF)

 

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.

 


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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) 866-6681
Email Tanni Anthony

Gina Herrera
Phone: (303) 866-6605
Email Gina Herrera

 


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