Working with Individuals Who are Deaf-Blind: Introduction to Deaf-Blindness and Etiologies
The term “deaf-blind” refers to a person who has a combination vision and hearing impairment. Only a small percentage of people who are deaf-blind have absolutely no vision and hearing. Most people who are deaf-blind fall on a spectrum of having some hearing and/or vision that they can use. The population of people who are deaf-blind is quite diverse. Each person who is deaf-blind has a unique life experience based on several factors including their sensory abilities (how much they see and hear), the age of onset (when they became deaf, blind and deaf-blind), educational and cultural background, and whether or not they have additional disabilities.
Certificate / CRC Credit (3)
When you reach the end of the course, you will be prompted to complete a brief quiz. Once you have met the requirements for passing the quiz you will be awarded either a Certificate of Completion or 3 CRC credits.