Posts Tagged ‘education’

School Years

A Lesson in Education Sheri Stanger, our Director of Outreach, writes about the frustrations parents experience with the education system and provides suggestions and resources in an issue of CHARGE Accounts Spring 2012 Deafblind: an important educational term “Deafblind” does NOT mean total deafness or total blindness, but rather a combination of hearing and vision […]

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Interveners

Interveners are professionals who have received specialized training to work with people who are deafblind. An intervener helps the person with deafblindess gain access to environmental information, facilitates communication, as well as promoting social and emotional development.  An intervener may be part of your son’s or daughter’s education team. A Family’s Guide to Interveners – […]

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Advocacy

Advocacy can take many forms.  As parents, we advocate for our child’s medical and therapeutic needs.  As they get older we advocate for their educational, social, recreational, and transition needs. We also teach our children to advocate for themselves as they grow into adulthood to achieve a higher level of independence.  Advocacy is also for […]

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Education

Children with CHARGE syndrome experience the world differently. Their intelligence is often underestimated due to combined vision and hearing losses and multiple medical issues. Each child’s specific hearing and vision status must be taken into consideration when designing infant stimulation, physical therapy, and speech and language programs. A comprehensive educational program should address balance, muscle […]

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