OHOA Module: Touch for Connecting and Learning
- Reflect on your own experiences with touch and learn about the varying cultural, personal, and physical boundaries that influence how human beings relate to one another with touch.
- Be able to explain the importance of touch as an access point for students who are deaf-blind and how to use touch in a variety of environments.
- Discover the spectrum of touch support needs and how to provide the appropriate amount of touch support to students on an individual basis.
- Kathee Scoggin (Lead)
- Gloria Authenment
- Megan Mogan
- Myrna Medina
- Barbara Miles
- Chris Russell
Scoggin, K., Authenmen, G., Mogan, M., Medina, M., Miles, B., Russell, C. (2016, September). Touch for Connecting and Learning. 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.