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Subject: Deafblindness/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 (including families, teachers, paraprofessionals, therapists, etc.) serving students with combined vision and hearing loss/deafblindness

Date: October 8, 2010

The course combines self-studies, homework assignments, action planning with onsite 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 dual sensory losses.  The three onsite sessions will be in Independence, Missouri, at Bingham Middle School, Independence School District, 1716 S. Speck; October 27-29, 2010; January 26-27, 2011; and April 6-7, 2011.  College credit is available. 

For questions and registration information, contact:  Susan Bonner, Project Coordinator, MSB, (314) 776-4320 ext. 3255 or sbonner@msb.k12.mo.us.