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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

CBSS Mini-Grant Program — Recipients Announced!

2016-2017 Mini-Grant Recipients Three mini-grants were awarded for the current grant year…  – In alphabetical order by location: Recipient Information Frederick County Public Schools Kim Durkan, TVI & Christina Wozniak, SLP from Rock Creek School Mini-grant Title Increasing Communication with Tactile Symbols and Familiar Objects    Recipient Information Maryland School for the Deaf – Family […]

Family Leadership Training 2016-2017

Special Education LEADers Training Program from the Parents’ Place of Maryland WHAT: CBSS Collaboration Partner — The Parents’ Place of Maryland  (PPMD) — is now accepting applications for their next LEADers Program class. This program is FREE for family members of students receiving special education services. WHO: Applicants must be family members of children with disabilities […]