Training

INSITE
Our most popular training, INSITE [In-home Sensory Impaired Training and Education] focuses on children with multiple disabilities, including deafblindness, whose developmental age ranges from birth-five. Intervention Program Planning and Development credits are available through Ohio’s Department of Developmental Disabilities. University credit is also available through Utah State University. 

The training scheduled for May and June in Cincinnati is now full. Please contact Leanne Parnell at lparnell@ohiodeafblind.org if you would like to be put on the waiting list.

VIISA
VIISA [Vision Impaired In-Service in America] focuses on vision loss and working with families of children whose developmental age ranges from birth to five. University credit is available through Utah State University. Intervention Program Planning and Development credits are available through Ohio’s Department of Developmental Disabilities.

The training scheduled for June and July in Dublin is now full.  Please contact Leanne Parnell at lparnell@ohiodeafblind.org if you would like to be put on the waiting list.

SKI*HI
This curriculum focuses on hearing loss and offers support and resources to families of children whose developmental age ranges from birth to five. There are two types of SKI*HI (Sensory [Kids] Impaired Home Intervention) classes: Basic Training and Re-Certification. Both classes offer Intervention Program Planning and Development credits through Ohio’s Department of Developmental Disabilities.

Parent Enrichment Series
These regional trainings cover a variety of topics. They are geared towards parents and caregivers of children with vision and hearing loss, but professionals are welcome to attend the trainings as well.

Annual Parent Retreat
offers parent participants a variety of workshops related to deafblindness.

Professional Development
this training can be designed to address the needs of the team working with a child or a specific topic to enhance the knowledge base of participants. If you are interested in setting up a unique professional development experience, contact Leanne Parnell or call (800) 229-0844 x106.

All trainings will be posted on our website as they are scheduled. For more information about our trainings, contact Leanne Parnell at (800) 229-0844 x106.



Upcoming Training Sessions:
Name: Date: Location:
INSITE Training May 21-23 & June 11-13, 2014 Cincinnati, Ohio - CAB
SKI-HI Basic Training TBD Dublin, Ohio
VIISA Training June 27-28 & July 25-26, 2014 OCDBE Offices, Dublin, Ohio