Credits: No credit hours
Intended Audience: Early Intervention Professionals, Early Care and Education Professionals and Families.
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Learn about deaf-blindness, review considerations for children who have combined hearing and vision loss, and explore a variety of resources.Note: this is the job aid resource, NOT the course with credit. If you need credit hours, go back to the Professional Development page and look for "Supporting Young Children Who are Deaf-Blind."
This information is from a webinar recorded on March 29, 2016, for Pennsylvania Part C early intervention providers. This presentation is approximately 90 minutes long, but is presented in topics so you can find resources as you need them.
Credits: No Credit Hours
Intended Audience: EI Professionals
Registration: No registration required
Learn about deaf-blindness, its causes, and the impact of a combined vision and hearing loss on the development of very young children. Explore resources to aid in understanding the support of child-specific needs and collaboration between families and agencies. Discover the importance of routines, touch, and wait time for young children who are deaf-blind and potential modifications for the home environment.
Credits: 2 Act 48 or Infant/Toddler Clock Hours
Intended Audience : Early Intervention service coordinators, providers, teachers of the deaf and hard of hearing, teachers of the visually impaired, early childhood education teachers, speech and language therapists, audiologists, special health care needs consultants, physical therapists, occupational therapists, nurses, and parents of infants and young children who are deaf-blind or at risk for deaf-blindness.
Registration: This course is available by registering on the PaTTAN online registration Training Calendar. Choose the month you would like to take the course then click on the course title listed on the 1st day of that month. Note: course registration is only available during the month preceding the course opening date. You cannot pre-register for a course more than a month ahead of time. You need to register before the 25th day of the month to enroll for the following month.