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Georgia County Seeking Intervener

Twiggs County in Georgia is looking for an intervener for the Fall 2012.  If you have recently completed the Intervener Training Program or will finish the program soon, please contact Trendi Spires,  478-945-3127,

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New Intervener Parent Booklet

To download the Parent Booklet, click on the following link,  A Family’s Guide to Interveners. Greetings! We’re excited to announce a new publication created especially for parents of children who are deafblind–A Family’s Guide to Interveners for Children with Combined Vision and Hearing Loss.  Through our combined experiences with our children and having seen the […]

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Jeanie Schmidt Receives Intervener Credential

Intervening is like gardening. You invest some much time, effort and energy into a child, without immediate results, until one day you can almost see the cogs turning and you watch as the child puts information and knowledge together, and they understand. You watch them bloom like a beautiful flower. Those precious moments make all […]

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Job Opening for Interveners in Tennessee

We are seeking 2 interveners for the School for the Blind in Nashville, TN, for twins who are 8 turning 9 years old.  Please contact: Jennifer Miller, Educational Consultant TREDS Project for Individuals with Combined Hearing and Vision Loss Division of Developmental Medicine and Center for Child Development Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt […]

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Looking for an Intervener in Houston, Texas

Jarvis Thomas is a 23-year-old deafblind individual. Jarvis uses tactile symbols, gestures, sign, and voice for communication. Jarvis uses a calendar system in order to talk about events scheduled for his day/week/month. He vocalizes to express pleasure and displeasure. He enjoys listening to music, being outdoors, participating in water activities, going to parks, rock climbing, […]

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We now have a FORUM on the site.

Discussion Forum We have recently added a forum to the Website where you can share your thoughts and questions related to interveners and deafblindness.  Check back often to see the discussion taking place. Click on the link on the Home Page or the above link.  

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“Introduction to Deafblindness” Course Offered Summer Semester

The first course in the Intervener Training, Introduction to Deafblindness (ComD 4660),  is being offered Summer Semester.  Registration is underway now, and the first day of class is May 9.   Those who have already completed ComD 4660, can register for the 2nd course, ComD 4840, Vision and Hearing Loss, Fall Semester.  The courses can […]

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Another Intervener Receives Credential

Jennifer James recently received her Intervener Credential. Congratulations, Jennifer! “A National Intervener Credential is something that I am honored to be one of the first to have received. I never realized the effects that an experienced and well-prepared Intervener could have on a deafblind child until I witnessed it firsthand. The more training I received […]

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First Students Receive Intervener Credential

Two of our students, Tammi Morgan and Vicki Spencer, have recently received their Intervener Credential.  They are the first Interveners to be credentialed!!  We congratulate them!!   A favorite quote of Tammi Morgan is:  “You can count the seeds in an apple, but you can’t count the apples in a seed,” and this same comparison […]

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