Where are the current degree, and other programs, that train teachers, interveners and paraprofessionals to work with deaf-blind students? Look here!
Extending a Legacy: Helen Keller Fellows is a collaborative effort to increase the number of personnel fully credentialed to work with children who are deaf-blind. It is an effort to improve the quality of personnel working with children who are deaf-blind by creating a cadre of highly qualified "teacher leaders". This is an opportunity for select graduate students in Special Education to receive training and practice opportunities in the field of deaf-blindness. Extending a Legacy: Helen Keller Fellows is a Collaborative Agreement awarded to Teaching Research Institute at Western Oregon University and funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs.
NLCSD Doctoral Program Opportunity
The National Leadership Consortium in Sensory Disabilities (NLCSD), funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, is accepting applications to doctoral programs in the areas of blind/visually impaired, deaf/hard of hearing, and deafblindness. Full tuition and a minimum of $20,000 annual living stipend will be provided to NLCSD Fellows for up to four years of full-time on campus study while they earn their doctorates at one of the 25 Consortium Universities. Fellowships are available to US citizens/permanent residents who must first be accepted into a doctoral program. The cohort will begin Fall 2010.