Course Philosophy

This is the first online course in the country developed to prepare individuals understand and work for persons with deafblindness. The goal of this course is to impact significantly the delivery of rehabilitation services to persons with deafblindness by assisting people to be knowledgeable, regarding the unique considerations of providing quality and accessible services to this unique population. Although the course materials are specifically designed for teachers and rehabilitation professionals, it is acknowledged that the course content may be of wider interest to parents, caregivers and other multi-disciplinary professionals working across health and social care, enabling each of them to fulfil a crucial role in understanding the educational settings and to meet the appropriate needs of persons with deafblindness.