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CBSS Advisory Committee – Fall 2017 Meeting

Advisory Committee Meeting November 3, 2017 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Johns Hopkins University — Columbia, MD Center for Technology Education (CTE) Room 218/219 Information & Links View November 3, 2017 Printable Agenda (Brief) Agenda — CLICK HERE… – View November 3, 2017 AC Meeting Slides CBSS Meeting Slides — CLICK HERE… – View November 3, 2017 AC Meeting […]

CBSS Mini-Grant Program — Recipients to be announced soon!

CBSS Mini-Grant Program is Back! Deadline for Application: November 15, 2017 APPLICATION GUIDELINES/LINKS BELOW… Connections Beyond Sight and Sound is pleased to announce our 2016-2017 Field Initiated Demonstration Activities / Mini-Grant Program for the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia only. – This program provides the opportunity for direct service providers and administrators to develop innovative projects, to […]

Year 5 — Your CBSS Team Offers a Look Forward

Message from the Team Dear Friends, – We hope this letter finds each of you well and off to a blissful start of the 2017-2018 school year! – As we enter Year 5 of our current 5-year grant cycle, we have much to be thankful for when look back at our first 4 years, and as […]

2017 Summer Institute on CVI (Phase III Learners)

Cortical Visual Impairment: A Focus on Phase III Learners PHOTOS POSTED BELOW Dr. Christine Roman-Lantzy Monday, June 19 through Friday, June 23 9 am – 4 pm daily University of Maryland The Stamp Student Union Prince George’s Room 1121 3972 Campus Drive College Park, Maryland (Driving Directions & Map –> CLICK HERE…) REGISTRATION INFO LINK […]

Families Needed for “Experiences” Interviews during May

Opportunity for Families to Share Perceptions and Experiences   What: NCDB is asking state deaf-blind projects to invite family participation in an interview project. Why:  A group of researchers at the University of Northern Colorado are doing a study on parent perception and experience with previous or current educational teams.   When: They are hoping to […]

Informal Functional Hearing Evaluation (IFHE) — New Resource Now Available

Informal Functional Hearing Evaluation (IFHE) New Resource Released March, 2017 View or Download the new IFHE here… What & Why: Infomraiton from the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSBVI) website —  A new resource has been developed at the Texas Deafblind Project of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSBVI) called the Informal […]

CBSS Advisory Committee – Spring 2017 Meeting

Advisory Committee Meeting May 12, 2017 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Johns Hopkins University — Columbia, MD Center for Technology Education (CTE) Room 218/219 (click on image to enlarge) Information & Links View May 12, 2017 Printable Agenda (Brief) Agenda — CLICK HERE… – View May 12, 2017 AC Meeting Slides CBSS Meeting Slides — CLICK HERE… – View May […]

Check Out the Latest News…

Stay Connected… with local and national News & Events   CURRENT FEATURED NEWS… CBSS TA & Education Specialist Dr. Sandra Newcomb recognized with honorable service award for work as P-CVIS Scientific Committee Chair during 2015 through 2017 click here to visit our News page… – Connections Beyond Sight and Sound reviews & posts local & news […]

National Family Survey — INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE!

National Family Needs Survey  NCDB and NFADB have partnered to create a National Family Needs Survey to assist family organizations, state deaf-blind projects, and NCDB with future planning. They need YOU!  At this time of future planning, we are requesting your feedback on what has been helpful for you in raising and supporting your child […]

Year 4 — Your CBSS Team Offers a Look Forward!

Message from the Team Dear Friends, We hope this letter finds each of you well and off to a blissful start of the 2016-2017 school year! As we enter Year 4 of our current 5-year grant cycle, we have much to be thankful for when look back at our first 3 years, and as we […]