The Deafblindness 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 Deafblindness. 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.