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American Council of the Blind (ACB) Special Education Presentation
Attention Parents, teachers, and student advocates! ACB’s Special Education Committee has put together a useful two-part podcast on advocating for children inside and outside the classroom. This web series provides an overview of existing laws, regulations, procedures and best practices. ACB believes this will be a helpful tool for parents and teachers as they prepare for IEPs.
Western Oregon University’s Regional Resource Center on Deafness
We are pleased to announce WOU has received funding to establish a national center on DeafBlind interpreting. Within a framework of evidence based practice, the DeafBlind Interpreting National Training and Resource Center (DBI) will enhance communication access for persons who are DeafBlind by increasing the number of interpreters able to effectively interpret utilizing tactile communication and other strategies.
Uber App Offers Basic Sign Language Tips to Chat With Deaf or Hard of Hearing
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New tool allows DeafBlind people to independently ‘watch’ TV
Spanish speakers looking for iPad games?
Here’s a recording of a 4 minute audio demonstration of the game Blindfold Gesture Bop, in Spanish:
You can get Blindfold Gesture Bop here
American Foundation for the Blind
Have students transitioning to college this year? Check out this new info @ AFB