Summer Course for Teachers in Deafblindness (EPV Approved)

We are excited to announce that we have been approved for a summer EPV course by the Department of Education. This course is available to any teachers in the Republic of Ireland.
Course details
When: July 29-Aug 2
Time: 10am-noon every day (10 hours live training with assignments after)
Where: online
Who: Any teacher (including Visiting Teacher) who is working in a classroom with a child with any degree of combined hearing and vision impairment
Cost: 60euro
EPV days: approved by Dept of Ed through Drumcondra Education

Register here at this Eventbrite link

Spaces are limited to 20 so get in early to avoid disappointment!

The topics that will be covered are:
Day 1: Introduction to Deafblindness; how children are affected
Day 2: Communication Part 1; language acquisition and multimodal communication
Day 3: Communication Part 2; implementing student’s communication system across all settings
Day 4: Concept development; Adapting lessons, accessing Literacy and Maths
Day 5: Functional Strategies; fine and gross motor activity ideas and increasing independence in all areas
This is a great opportunity for any teacher who is going to have a student who is deafblind in their classroom next year.