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NYDBC Remote Learning Series for Families & Professionals

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February 01-April 20, 2021
Two Buildings Organization Agency
New York Deaf-Blind Collaborative

The New York Deaf-Blind Collaborative (NYDBC) is offering a series of webinars on topics such as remote working, braille literacy, communication skills, and bonding activities. For more information see the NYDBC 2020-2021 Remote Learning Series Flyer.

All webinars will have live sign language interpreting and closed captions. Contact nydeafblind@gmail.com with questions. 

February 2021

Monday, 2/1/2021 3:30pm – 4:30pm EST

"Wellness Strategies for Remote Working"
Jennifer Wilkinson, Conscious Contact Healing Arts

Thursday, 2/4/2021 7:00pm-8:30pm EST 

"The Art of 'Soft Skills' in Advocacy Work"
Thomas Dieter, NYDBC Consultant

Thursday, 2/11/2021 7:00pm-8:30pm EST

"Understanding Your Child's Psychosocial Educational Assessment"
Tomina Schwenke, Ph.D.

Tuesday, 2/23/2021 3:30pm-5:00pm EST

“Using the Tactile Threshold Model to Develop Communication Skills”
L. Beth Brady, Ph.D., Hunter College

Thursday, 2/25/2021 7:00pm-8:30pm EST

"The Importance of Braille Literacy"
Rhonda Voight-Campbell, DeafBlind Advocate & Educator

March 2021

Monday, 3/1/2021 7:00pm-8:30pm EST

"Paired Caregiver & Child Bonding Activities"
Jennifer Wilkinson, Conscious Contact Healing Arts

Monday, 3/8/2021 7:00pm-8:30pm EST   

"Marking Art Accessible at Home & School"
Sarah Sonnenberg, Art Therapist

Thursday, 3/11/21 3:30pm-4:30pm EST

“Safety Travel Techniques for Young Learners who are DeafBlind”
Carolina Gonzalez, COMS

Tuesday, 3/16/21 3:30pm-5:00pm EST

"Implementing a Successful AAC Program for a Student with Combined Vision & Hearing Loss: A Case Study"
Stacy Simone, Speech-Language Pathologist

Monday, April 12, 2021 3:30pm-5:00pm EST

“Making and Teaching with PVC! Adaptive Mobility Devices (AMDs)”
Carolina Gonzalez

Tuesday, 4/20/21 7:00pm-8:30pm EST 

"Transition from Committee on Preschool Education (CPSE) to Kindergarten"
Beth Grier-Leva & Barb Wischnowski