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NCDB Hosts: Deaf-Blind Immersion Experience

  • 09-Oct-2019
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Deaf-Blind Immersion Experience

Hosted by NCDB (National Center on Deaf-Blindness)


Presenter: Michael Richards, Coordinator of the HKNC Deaf-Blind Immersion Experience

Date: October 9, 2019

Time: 3 pm Eastern Time

Length: 60 minutes

Webinar Description

This webinar will provide participants with an overview of the Deaf-Blind Immersion Experience (DBIE) assessment and training program at the Helen Keller National Center. It will cover: 

  • The philosophy behind the program and how it is conducted
  • How person-centered planning contributes to finding out what works best for each individual and their team
  • How Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) are infused into DBIE  
  • How to apply what is learned during the program

Webinar Objectives

Participants will:

  • Be able to explain how DBIE could benefit their family member or individual they support 
  • Be introduced to the DBIE Coordinator, who can further assist them if they are interested in participating


Prior to the meeting

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On the day of the meeting

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For details on participating by phone only, contact Robbin Bull.

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Webinar Recording

This meeting will be recorded and captioned. If you miss the meeting you can find the recorded materials in our archived webinars list.

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