Parent Weekend 2014
The Oregon Deafblind Project, in collaboration with the Oregon Department of Education, hosted the annual Parent Learning Weekend. This year, the parent committee chose Newport as our site. It was a beautiful, peaceful site to be at. We had Robbie Blaha (from the Texas project), Anne Olson-Murphy (from the Willamette Regional Program/WESD) and Tamara Bakewell (from Family to Family Health Services, OHSU) as speakers and facilitators of the sessions. We ate our main meals at Zach's Bistro - which had a view of the ocean. This year, fourteen families enjoyed spending the weekend together - the largest number we have had thus far.
Tools and resources developed by the Oregon Deafblind Working Group to assist parents, students and professionals.
- Screening checklists to determine if other factors impact 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.
The ODB Family Guide: information and resources for families.
To register a child who is deafblind, please download the Oregon DeafBlind Project Child Registration Form, fill it out and return.
Training Series: Observation and the Practiced Eyes