Accessible Recordings of Trainings Held by Deafblind Central
Creating Opportunities for Tomorrow - DeafBlind Adult Panel
Concerned about the future because you are going to college or looking for a career? Meet DeafBlind adults who have gone to college and/or are competitively employed and learn from their experiences!
Link: Creating Opportunities for Tomorrow - A.M. Presentation
Link: Creating Opportunities for Tomorrow - P.M. Presentation
The Role of the Emotional Brain - Dr. Jan van Dijk
Dr. van Dijk's presents his research and ideas related to the brain, the limbic system, and the impact on teaching and learning for children with multiple disabilities, including those who are deafblind. The presentation also includes video clips of functional assessments featuring children who are DeafBlind.
Link: The Emotional Brain - A.M. Presentation
Link: The Emotional Brain - PM Presentation
Making Sense Out of Behavior - Dr. Tim Hartshorne
Dr. Tim Hartshorne, who is a professor at CMU, a School Psychologist, and the parent of a child who is DeafBlind, provides an overview of behavior as communication. The training focuses on recognizing the intent behind behavior, the levels of behavior, and suggestions for when and how behaviors might be addressed.
Link: Making Sense Out of Behavior Presentation
Puberty, Sexuality and Behavior Presentation - Deanna Peterson
Children with sensory loss do not have access to the social rules for expressing sexuality and topics related to sex education. Deanna Peterson, DeafBlind specialist from The Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, discusses strategies to keep students safe and teach sexual development. She discusses communication and behavior related to sexuality and puberty.
Link: Puberty, Sexuality and Behavior Presentation
Transition to a Meaningful Life: It Doesn't Happen Without Big Dreams - Dr. Nancy Hartshorne
Dr. Nancy Hartshorne, who is a professor at Delta College, a School Psychologist, and the parent of a child who is DeafBlind, provides and overview of Person-Centered Planning. Dr. Hartshorne focuses on the benefit of using the PCP process to plan a seamless transition from school to adult life.
Link: Transition to a Meaningful Life A.M. Presentation
Link: Transition to a Meaningful Life P.M. Presentation
Other Helpful Training Sites to Find Training Videos
Perkins School for the Blind eLEARNING
Perkins School for the Blind eLearning website to access Perkins resources & professional development opportunities for teachers of students who are blind or visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities.
Described and Captioned Media Program
Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP) website, a free-loan library of accessible educational media for use by teachers and family member of K-12 students with a vision or hearing loss. This U.S. Department of Education-funded program also serves as a clearinghouse of accessibility information and training resources as well as a gateway to accessibility information from partnering organizations.