The Deaf-blindness Certificate is an on-line program to prepare educators in the area of deaf-blindness based on nationally recognized competencies, reviewed by ECU faculty, and the National Consortium of Deaf-blindness. Educators, family members, and other professionals with undergraduate degrees who work with students who have deafblindness will benefit from this certificate. When you complete the Graduate Certificate you'll be able to:
To earn the Graduate Certificate in Deafblindness, the following five - 3 hour courses (15 semester hours), are required:
(3 cr.) Impact on development and learning and history, issues, relevant resources, and approaches
(3 cr.) P: SPED 6810. Communication acquisition from pre-symbolic/pre-linguistic through formal language and literacy.
(3 cr.) P: SPED 6810. Assessment approaches to design effective instruction and supports.
(3 cr.) P: SPED 6812. Strategies for providing quality instruction.
(3 cr.) P: SPED 6813. Supervised teaching and leadership experiences to integrate valid and effective practices in assessment, teaching and learning.