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Subject: Deaf/Blind Course/Hand In Hand: Understanding Deafblindness for Education Teams of Students Who Are Deafblind

Source: Missouri Deafblind Technical Assistance Project/Missouri School for the Blind

Intended Audience: Educational teams of students with deafblindness (student's parent(s), teacher, classroom paraprofessional, therapists, etc.)

Date: May 28, 2008

The course combines self-studies, homework assignments, and action planning with on-site mentoring and three face-to-face sessions with course instructors.  Participants will apply acquired knowledge regarding visual impairment, auditory impairment, communication, and movement to the programming of the students they serve with the dual sensory losses.  The three on-site sessions will be in Arnold, Missouri, at Fox C-6 School District, October 29-31, 2008; January 14-15, 2009; and, April 22-23, 2009.  College credit is available. 

Registration will be posted August 2008 at: http://www.msb.k12.mo.us/, click on Missouri Deafblind Technical Assistance Project.

For questions, contact Susan Bonner, Project Coordinator, MSB, (314) 776-4320 ext. 255 or sbonner@msb.k12.mo.us.

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