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Eréndira Santiago Domínguez

Family Coordinator

Country

Mexico

Region

Latin America

About

Eréndira Santiago holds a degree in primary education, and is a teacher in education with a specialty in teaching and education research, as well as a Master’s candidate in pedagogy. She is specialized in the field of deafblindness, which she gained in Canada under the BC Provincial Outreach Program for Students with Deafblindness. She holds a doctorate in critical language studies from UABJO.

She has worked in training teachers for over ten years through the project “Education attention to people with deafblindness and multiple disabilities in Oaxaca”. Based on the education intervention generated with the teachers of CAM14 in Zimatlán, Oaxaca, she coordinated and wrote a collaborative book with fellow educators and parents called Light in Darkness: learning to work with deafblindness and multiple disabilities (2015).

She is currently working as an academic advisor at the National Pedagogic University Unit 201- Oaxaca, focusing on training education teachers. She is also a family coordinator in Mexico for Perkins School for the Blind International Programs.