Author Archives: Intervener

Celebrating Interveners – Webinar

Recently a Webinar was held to celebrate the work of interveners with children and youth who are deafblind. The Webinar provided information about: What the National Intervener Credential is How the credential is earned and who awards it What parents think about the impact of credentialed interveners on their children What interveners think about their […]

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Credentialed Interveners

To see the list of our wonderful credentialed interveners click here.

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Intervener Training Courses Offered Summer Semester 2017

Registration for the Intervener Training Program will be open in April for Summer Semester 2017.   The first course in the program is ComD 4660, Introduction to Deafblindness.  Those who have already completed ComD 4660 can register for the 2nd course, ComD 4840, Vision and Hearing Loss.  The courses can be taken for university credit […]

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New Scholarship Available

SKI-HI Institute is pleased to announce that the Sam Butalla Intervener Scholarship is now available to support the education and national credentialing of interveners who work with children who are deafblind and have Peroxisomal Disorders. Click here for  more information about this scholarship opportunity.

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Read About the Cogswell/Macy Act, H.R. 3535

Greetings! As you know, the Executive Committee of the National Coalition on Deafblindness has been working to include language related to the education of children and youth with deafblindness in federal legislation, the Alice Cogswell and Anne Macy Sullivan Act.  This bill was introduced into Congress in February of 2014 and was meant to reform […]

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Online Courses in Blindness

Registration is underway now for Spring Semester 2017. Please join us in the USU/Hadley Program in Blindness.  The coursework is completely online and can be taken for undergraduate or graduate credit.  There is also a non-transcript option, which provides the same coursework and benefits but at a reduced tuition rate with no transcript. The USU/Hadley Courses in […]

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National Capitol Hill Advocacy Day

  COME JOIN THE NATIONAL COALITION ON DEAFBLINDNESS FIRST CAPITOL HILL ADVOCACY DAY! Have you ever wished policy makers in Washington had a better understanding of the educational needs of children who are Deafblind? Have you wondered how you can make a difference in decisions made at the Federal level? Would you like to promote […]

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Jobs for Interveners

Below is a list of Interveners searching for work and employers looking for Interveners. For employers looking for Interveners:  Please send us the information, and we will publish it here. For Interveners looking for work:  We will post positions as we get them, but we do not screen any of the positions. You will need to use […]

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Intervener Needed in Tennessee

There is a position available for an Intervener in Tennessee.  They are puting together a new teaching team for twins that includes a teacher and two interveners/aides. If you would like more information about this position, please e-mail Jennifer Miller at  jennifer.l.miller@Vanderbilt.Edu.

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Teacher (Special Ed/Deafblind) Needed in Georgia

Teacher (Special Education/Deafblind) Needed at the Ellis School in Atlanta, Georgia. Click for a complete job description.

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