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OHOA Module: Building Trusted Relationships and Positive Self-Image

Learning Activity 1: You and Me - Relationships

Time to complete: 1.5 hours


Watch this slide presentation:

Suggested Discussion Board Activities and Assignments

Discussion Board Activity - Trusting Relationships

After watching the slide presentation by Bernadette van den Tillaart and reading the two assigned articles, respond to the following questions:

  • Why is trust essential for positive interactions and relationships?
  • Share a real-life example of a trusted relationship that is important to you.



Many people may not recognize trust as an essential educational principle. For students who are deaf-blind, it is the foundation for communication, learning, and intervention.