Participants will gain knowledge, skills, and experience in the following areas:
Common etiologies and visual conditions related to deaf-blindness.
An understanding of how they can use this information to better meet the needs of their consumers.
Communication strategies and accommodations to ensure equal access to for individuals who have a combined vision and hearing loss.
Human guide techniques. Technology used in the interpreting process.
The role of the Support Service Provider (SSP).
Providing visual and environmental information using various methods, including touch signals.