Ashraf Karimi

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"I wish to introduce deafblind education to special education in Iran. I am the first ELP participant from my country in at least 40 years."
Contact Ashraf Want to get in touch with Ashraf? Please contact Marianne Riggio, Director of the Educational Leadership Program, at Marianne.Riggio@Perkins.org

Iran (Residence)
Iran (Origin)

ELP class of 2016

Special Teacher at the Narjes School for the Blind

Specialties: 
Academics/Functional Academics
Braille
Curriculum
Early Education
Inclusion
Literacy
Orientation and Mobility
Sensory Development
Teacher Training
Teaching MDVI/DB
Biography: 

Ashraf is a special teacher at the Narjes School for the Blind. She earned her master's degree in curriculum studies at Payame Noor University and is working toward her PhD at Kharazmi University. Ashraf is an experienced educator, teacher trainer and orientation and mobility instructor. She was also one of the first special educators in Iran to produce braille teaching materials using computer software.