ERIC Number: ED390227
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Great Lakes Area Regional Center for Deaf-Blind Education. Final Report, 1993-1995.
Stephens, Thomas M.; Stanley, Mary
This final report describes activities and accomplishments of a 3-year federally funded project at the Great Lakes Area Regional Center for Deaf Blind Education to provide technical assistance to service providers and families of children with dual sensory impairments in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. Individual sections of the report present information on: (1) mission statement/goals and objectives of the Center and of this specific project; (2) meetings of the Regional Advisory Committee; (3) project impact and census (showing a substantially greater number of children identified with deaf blindness); (4) technical assistance contacts (approximately 5000 over the 3-year period); (5) mini-grants and family service awards; (6) the family learning weekends; (7) support to parent groups including a parent leadership weekend; (8) training, including a summer institute each year and SKI*HI training; (9) assessments and evaluations; (10) information dissemination (including a newsletter mailed to over 3,000 people and a toll-free deafblind information hotline); (11) collaboration activities and committees; and (12) sources of further information. (DB)
Descriptors: Consultation Programs, Deaf Blind, Delivery Systems, Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Education, Institutes (Training Programs), Meetings, Outreach Programs, Parent Education, Postsecondary Education, Program Implementation, Regional Programs, Student Evaluation, Technical Assistance
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Great Lakes Area Regional Center for Deaf-Blind Education, Columbus, OH.
Identifiers: Ohio; Pennsylvania; Wisconsin