Considering Children w ho are Deafblind and Academically On Track
Dates: Oct. 26 and Nov. 1
Time: 3:00-4:30 pm (ET)
Speaker: Dr. Lyn Ayer
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Program description: Considering Children who are Deafblind and Academically On-Track is a 2- part series that focuses on children who are termed “on track” or “proficient communicators.” How do they differ from other children who are deafblind and what might their specific needs be? What strategies could be used to foster durable learning to help children who are deafblind learn and keep pace with their peers?
Target audience: parents/family members, educational team members, therapists, others
Guest speaker: Dr. Lyn Ayer has extensive expertise in working with children with visual impairments, deafblindness, and/or multiple disabilities throughout her professional career of more than 48 years. Dr. Ayer has been the director of two state deafblind projects, principal of a school for the blind, a rehabilitation worker at an Eye Hospital, and a teacher. She is currently an education consultant with the Ohio Center for Deafblind Education.