What do tactile sign language, touch cues, gestures and pictures have in common?
All are components of the Total Communication philosophy practiced by the Deafblind Program at Perkins School for the Blind to maximize the communication potential of each child.
Learn more about this philosophy and how to individualize your child's communication system at our interactive Forum & Open House:
Now You're Speaking My Language!
Effective Practices in the Use of Total Communication with Students who are Deafblind or Deaf with Additional Disabilities
- Martha Majors, Deafblind Education Director
- Perkins Deafblind Staff
- 9:30am - 10:00am: Coffee, tea and snacks
- 10:00am – 11:00am: Forum on Total Communication
- 11:00am – 11:30am: Time for discussion and tours for anyone who is interested
For more information contact:
Kia Dunn at Kia.Dunn@Perkins.org or 617-972-7573.