Reaching, Teaching, and Coaching: Working with Families of Infants and Toddlers with Multiple Disabilities and/or Sensory Impairments - 013551
This workshop is designed to support Parent Advisors, Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments, and Orientation and Mobility Instructors who support families of children (ages birth-to-three years) with sensory impairments (i.e. auditory or visual impairments or deafblind) and multiple disabilities. Participants will understand the benefit of coaching techniques, explore strategies to promote language and concept development, and examine the importance of touch and bonding for multiply disabled children and their families. A simple make-and-take activity that can be shared with families to promote motor, language, and concept development will be incorporated into the training. This will be a face-to-face session only.

Audiences Teacher - Early Childhood/PreK/Kindergarten, Teacher - Special Education, Audiologists, Child Care Providers, Community, Teacher Supervisors
21st Century Learning  Vision Article II - New Learning Standards,   Vision Article IV - Accountability for Learning,   Vision Article V - Organizational Transformation,   Vision Article VI - More Balanced/Reinvigorated State/Local Partnership
Prerequisite/Special Notes None

02370204/17/2019 09:00am - 04:00pmESC Region 11
Fee   None
Credit Hours   06:00 hours of Continuing Professional Education 
Presenter   Renee Ellis Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Deanna Peterson Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired 
Seats Left   48 

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If you require special arrangements or have special needs (such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired),
contact Tonya Munoz at or (817) 740-7598 at least three weeks prior to the training program date.

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