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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

Use of this Module

This module is available for free on our website. We invite anyone to use these materials. Please note that NCDB does not provide CEUs, certificates, or confirmation of completion.

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.