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Webinar: Working with Individuals with Significant Support Needs including Deafblindness
May 26, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
This webinar will cover the following areas to support providers working with individuals with significant support needs including deafblindness:
- Critical factors to learn to support individuals with significant support needs including deafblindness
- Impact of disabilities on learning, concept development, and communication
- Supporting individuals who communicate through actions – not words
Presenter: Brooke Barnhill, M.Phil., M.Ed.
Brooke Barnhill has worked in the field of Special Education for 20 years. She earned her BA in Psychology, M.Ed. and M. Phil. in Special Education specializing in Deafblindness. Over the years, she has had the pleasure to work in a variety of roles within the field of special education. Brooke has worked as: a 1-to-1 aide to children with autism, a parent advisor in early intervention, a special education classroom teacher, a district-wide teacher, and as a statewide deaf-blind educational consultant. She is currently working as a Teacher of the Deafblind and as a Transition Specialist at Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind.