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C-Cal is a new job caoching tool. It was developed to help provide job-coaching tips and advice, through a series of Q&A listening exercises. The module is intended to strengthen the auditory processing skills of students with disabilities and prepare them for post-secondary environments, particularly the workforce Scenarios presented include...

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Until now, people who are deaf-blind have relied on friends and family members to provide SSP support. Rarely do those family and friends have formal training. The support is not reliable. At other times, the person who is deaf-blind may have feelings about infringing on others’ time. Often, this...

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Watch this Helen Keller Services for the Blind video on the basics of haptics. Haptics is a standardized system for providing and or receiving visual and environmental information as well as social feedback via touch signals on the body.

Or visit the Helen Keller web...

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The National Family Association for Deaf-Blind (NFADB) is national nonprofit organization serving families of individuals who are deaf-blind. Through collaboration and partnerships with organizations and agencies in the deaf-blind community, BFADB advocate for all persons who are deaf-blind of any age and cognitive ability, support for all...

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In this webcast, Barbara Miles, a well-known author and lecturer, discusses the unique function hands serve for individuals who are deafblind. For people with vision and hearing impairments, hands become eyes, ears, and a voice. Barbara’s realization that hands have so many critical roles changed the way she interacts...

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There's nothing like the personal impact of reading stories of individuals to understand: there are others out there facing what you face; you're not alone; how others have found success; and you can too. Visit the Helen Keller Deaf -Blind Center for Youth and Adults web site to read...

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The article is written by Kimberly Mockler, an experienced teacher of deafblind children. The article was published in the Annual magazine called ‘Odyssey’ which is run by the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center. Mockler shared her experience on teaching deafblind children and provide valuable tips for teachers and...

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The Cochlear Implant Education Center (CIEC) is a unit of the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center at Gallaudet University. It is an educational resource center created in 2000 to share information about cochlear implant technology and its role in the education and lives of children who are deaf...

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David R. Schleper outlines 15 principles for adults to use when reading to deaf and hard of hearing children. The research is based on what deaf parents do when reading to their deaf and hard of hearing children.

The fifteen principles are: Translate stories using American Sign...

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Educating Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: A Guide for Professionals in General Education Settings is an online, three-module resource that is designed to equip general education professionals (grades K-12) with the knowledge and skills they need for working with deaf and hard of hearing students in...

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