The Distance Mentoring Model: A New Method for a New Age

How do you provide technical assistance (TA) to teachers, OT’s, SLP’s, families and others who work with children who have complex sensory, motor, and/or cognitive challenges when they are far from each other and from the few available TA experts by hundreds of miles? In this article, Dr. Jay Gense, Jon Harding, and their colleagues at the National Consortium on Deaf Blindness, the Kansas Deaf Blind Project, and the Kansas Schools for the Deaf and Blind, share insights on the use of technology for distance mentoring to those who work with low-incidence populations.