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Environmental Considerations

The consideration of environmental factors, both physical and emotional, are critical for children who are deaf-blind. The combination of vision and hearing loss affects the development of communication, learning and social interactions. The materials presented her cover a variety of environmental features, settings and tools that can help a child to function at his or her best.

Classroom Organization & Management

Fundamental Classroom Conditions to Enhance Learning Experiences for Students Who Are Deaf-Blind

Harmonious Interactions

An Introduction to Dr. Lilli Nielsen's Active Learning

Assessing the Instructional Environment to Meet the Needs of Learners with Multiple Disabilities Including Students Who Are Deaf-Blind

Box of Deafblindness

Classroom Accommodations for People with a Visual Impairment

Classroom Accommodations for Students with a Hearing Impairment

Classroom Observation Instrument for Educational Environments Serving Students with Deaf-Blindness


Design to Learn: Tools and Teaching Strategies

Environmental Checklist for Developing Independence

Environmental Considerations Materials Bibliography

Interpreting the Physical Environment for Deafblind People

Sensory Environments for Deafblind Children and Adults

Using the Classroom Observation Instrument in Educational Environments Serving Students with Deaf-Blindness (Webinar PowerPoint)

Visual Adaptations

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