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Watch: Supports and Services for Children with Combined Vision and Hearing Loss and Their Families: An Overview of the New England Consortium on Deafblindness (NEC)

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Free

Watch the recording of “Supports and Services for Children with Combined Vision and Hearing Loss and Their Families: An Overview of the New England Consortium on Deafblindness (NEC)” workshop here.

In this workshop presenters will:
1. Describe the population of children with combined sensory support needs
2. Detail supports and services available to families and their educational teams in Vermont through the New England Consortium on Deafblindness (NEC)
3. Present learning strategies for home and in the community

Presenters:

  • Tracy Luiselli, Ed.D., Director, NEC
    Dr. Evans Luiselli’s professional experience includes early intervention and school-based consulting, as well as successful coordination of NEC for over twenty years. As a Teacher of the Visually Impaired, her areas of interest include assessment and instruction, brain-based visual impairment (CVI), and organizational leadership and management. She emphasizes the importance of family engagement in all aspects of educational programming.
  • Helene Gallagher, M.Ed., Vermont Education Consultant, NEC
    Helene has worked in special education for more than 25 years. She has extensive experience working with students with complex communication and learning profiles, ages 3 through 21. She completed the NEC Deafblind Leadership Program and is a NEC Professional Learning Community member. Helene is also a licensed special educator in VT and NY and an educational consultant for the VT I-Team.
  • Brenda Allair, M.Ed., Lead Educational Consultant, NEC
    In her nearly 20 years in Early Education, Brenda has worked to provide families with the skills and knowledge they need to allow their children to access the world and be active, involved members of involved members of their chosen communities. As the parent of a now young adult daughter who is blind and has complex needs, Brenda recognizes the critical importance of engaging with communities of support and creating opportunities for connection.
  • Kristen Layton Campagna, M.Ed., Senior Consultant, NEC

Details

Date:
January 25
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Vermont Family Network
Phone
802-876-5315
Email
rachel.boyers@vtfn.org
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