Staff Blog

Gloria: Time to Celebrate

09/02/2009 11:22
My colleague Cristi Mercedes Saylor, a deaf/hard of hearing specialist in San Diego County, emailed me great news about a student that CDBS has provided technical assistance to since February 2003. At that time the child was three years old; she is now nine. Cristi wrote that the child’s...

Gloria/David/Ty: Creativity and Education

06/15/2009 14:39
Here is a link (also viewable directly below) to a really good short video that has huge relevance for anyone working in the field of deaf-blind education. It also fits very nicely with an upcoming article about motivators in the next issue of reSources coming out on July 15.  

Guest Blogger - Cristi Mercedes Saylor: Creating Our Own Training and Support Group

06/03/2009 12:06
Creating Our Own Training and Support Group - Cristi Mercedes Saylor, DHH itinerant teacher, East San Diego County In my work as an itinerant teacher I have had the opportunity to work with several children or young people who are deaf-blind or who are deaf and have multiple handicaps. I also was...

Ty: New Features: Ask the Expert, Staff Picks

05/13/2009 12:33
Hi all Two new features: 1. CDBS now provides online technical assistance through its new Ask the Expert feature. It's also readily accessible through a permanent shortcut area in the lower-left hand corner of the front page. 2. Check out our new Staff Picks section which will be a section of...

Gloria: Isolation Versus Independence

04/21/2009 09:39
Think about this common classroom-setting scenario: A student is doing a task, and the person who is working with him is observing him carefully to make sure he is doing it correctly. This person only intervenes when she sees the student needing help to finish the task or when he is taking too...