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OHOA Module: Collaborative Teaming and Family Partnerships

OHOA Module: Collaborative Teaming and Family Partnerships

Young deaf-blind man watches soccer through a tactile board.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the importance of clear communication for the team dynamic.
  • Describe strategies to support good team communication.
  • Recognize the role and responsibilities of each member of the team, including the family.
  • Understand the importance of "role release."
  • Understand the importance of managing conflict.

Development Team

  • Beth Kennedy (Lead)
  • Martha Veto
  • Sandra Kenrick
  • Susan Edelman
  • Megan Mogan

Suggested Citation

Kennedy, B., Veto, M., Fitzgerald, S., Kenrick, S., Edelman, S. & Mogan, M. (2015, September). Collaborative teaming and family partnerships. In National Center on Deaf-Blindness, Open Hands, Open Access: Deaf-Blind Intervener Learning Modules. Monmouth, OR: National Center on Deaf-Blindness, The Research Institute at Western Oregon University.