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Course Overview

This course is designed to prepare to introduce students to cultural and communication aspects of working with individuals who are DeafBlind. This course will provide survey information for students serving as paraprofessionals working with DeafBlind individuals. Topics include cultural sensitivity, historical perspectives of the DeafBlind population in USA, ethical and role considerations, close-vision and tactile communication methods.

Credits: 3
Distribution: Graduate, Undergraduate

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Admissions Requirements

Hearing Undergraduate