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OHOA Module: Intervener Strategies

OHOA Module: Intervener Strategies

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Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate observation skills that promote understanding of the intervener strategies covered in this module.
  • Describe the principle of “do with, not for” and identify ways to "do with" students who are deaf-blind.
  • Describe the challenges of being a bridge, rather than a barrier. Identify possible solutions to these challenges.
  • Explain the importance and rationale of hand-under-hand technique and demonstrate the technique.
  • Understand the importance of "pace, process, and wait."

Development Team

  • Kathee Scoggin (Lead)
  • Heather Withrow
  • Cindy Skiles
  • Johanna Borg
  • Cathy Lyle
  • Megan Mogan
  • Cindi Robinson

Suggested Citation

Scoggin, K. et. al. (2015, September). Intervener strategies. 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.