Technical assistance can take many forms, and depends mainly on the needs of the child who is deaf-blind.
Check out our newest resource, The ODB Family Guide. This online resource can help families understand their child's needs, learn about next steps and discover valuable resources.
Training is tailored, as much as possible, to meet the individual needs of parents, educational teams, service providers and volunteers.
Online Training Workshops are available for early intervention or school-based teams.
To register a child who is deafblind, please download the Oregon DeafBlind Project Child Registration Form, fill it out and return.
For more information, contact Lyn Ayer, (email@example.com) 503-838-8328
The Oregon Deafblind Project sponsored three workshops in 2013 for students and professionals working in the field. Topics included assessment and program development by Robbie Blaha; Movement and Sound by Kathy Arquette and Lin Bauer; and an overview of deafblindness by Lyn Ayer, director of the Oregon Deafblind Project.
Join us at Portland Children's Museum for FREE nights of play! Friends and families of sponsoring organizations are invited to attend all four nights, regardless of the host. Come to one, or come to all!
Series of tools and resources developed by the Oregon Deafblind Working Group to assist parents, students and professionals.
- Checklists for screening individuals that are deaf/hard of hearing to determine if other factors impact their learning.
- What Do I Do Next? Next steps for teachers with a child in their classroom who may have Usher Syndrome .
- Usher Syndrome Resources: Links to a variety of resources and information about Usher Syndrome.
The Hearing Screening Checklist, a tool for educators and family to determine whether a child should be referred to a D/HH Specialist or audiologist for further testing.
Working with children who are deaf-blind is a joy and a challenge. Specialists, teachers, interveners and parents are constantly looking for new and creative ways to teach concepts, increase language and enhance social interactions.
Our featured program is Chenowith Elementary School in The Dalles, Oregon. This team successfully transitioned a child using a variety of creative strategies and technology.