Who Receives/Provides Technical Assistance?
Who May Receive Technical Assistance?
- Parental families
- School staff
- Daycare staff
- Agency staff
Who Provides Technical Assistance?
The Outreach staff from North Dakota School for the Deaf/Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing and North Dakota Vision Services/School for the Blind who have specific skills in Deaf-Blindness, communication, audiology, sign language, orientation and mobility, cognitive development, and early childhood, provide the technical assistance.
Where is Technical Assistance Provided?
Technical Assistance is provided throughout the state of North Dakota in the child’s home, early intervention agency, daycare, or school. The location is based on the request and the needs of the child.
What Technical Assistance Activities Are Offered?
- Workshops and conferences
- Consultations to families and programs in the home, at school, or by the telephone
- Information dissemination such as the newsletter, the D-B Informer, and up-to-date books and videotapes on research-based practices
- Information and referral on census related questions and general Deaf-Blind questions
- Compilation of the ND Deaf-Blind Census
- Collaboration with schools, human service agencies, and organizations to improve services and support to families of children with Deaf-Blindness