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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

Virtual Webinar Series: Understanding & Nurturing the Communicative Competence of Learners with Significant Support Needs, Including Deaf-Blindness

October 15, 2020 from 3:00 - 5:00 PM
Session One: Recognizing the Communication Abilities of Learners with Significant Support Needs, Including Deaf-Blindness

This session will focus on assessing levels of communication for learners at the non-symbolic or early symbolic level of communication. The Communication Matrix (Rowland, 2006) will be used to review the assessment process and how to target levels for instruction and programming.

November 19, 2020 from 3:00 - 5:00 PM
Session Two: Promoting the Communicative Competence of Learners with Significant Support Needs, Including Deaf-Blindness

Promoting the Communicative Competence of Learners with Significant Support Needs, Including Deaf-Blindness: This session will present a variety of examples of learners at various pre-symbolic stages and intervention strategies to further their communicative abilities. Phil will discuss the transition from pre-symbolic to emerging symbolic communication and describe interventions designed to promote the learners continued progress at this stage of expressive communication development.

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2021 Western Region Early Intervention Conference

2021 Save the Date - Salt Lake City, UT -Western Region Early Intervention Conference (PDF)


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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