Idaho Project for Children and Youth with Deaf-Blindness

David Brown

April 07, 2021 Robin Greenfield with David Brown Season 1 Episode 1
Idaho Project for Children and Youth with Deaf-Blindness
David Brown
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Idaho Project for Children and Youth with Deaf-Blindness
David Brown
Apr 07, 2021 Season 1 Episode 1
Robin Greenfield with David Brown

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David Brown has been teaching for 48 years, and as a deafblind educational specialist he has been working with children with multi sensory impairments since 1983. In the United Kingdom he was the Head of Family & Children Services for Sense, the National Deafblind Association. He moved to California in 2000 to work with the state deafblind project, based in San Francisco, and he continues to live there and work as a freelance consultant since his retirement 5 years ago. He has given presentations about various aspects of deafblindness in 14 different countries, and in 31 states in the US. He is in demand as a conference speaker, in 2019 presenting at conferences in Texas, Tennessee, Arizona, the UK, Germany, and Norway. His articles about deaf/blindness have been translated into at least 14 different languages. David has a credential in the Education of Students with Multi Sensory Impairments from the University of Birmingham in England, and an Honorary Doctorate of Science from Central Michigan University for his research work with children with deaf-blindness. In 2005 David was given the Star-in-CHARGE award by the CHARGE Syndrome Foundation, and in 2013 he was awarded the Deafblind International ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ for  “innovative and visionary work with people with deaf/blindness”.

Robin G. Greenfield, Ph.D. is the Associate Director of the Center on Disabilities and Human Development at the University of Idaho. She is also the Director of the Idaho Project for Children and Youth with Deaf-Blindness.

Dr. Greenfield has conducted national and international presentations on education strategies for children who are deaf-blind. She has written a series of booklets and video fact sheets on topics related to deaf-blindness and produced a video series on the inclusion of a child who is deaf-blind in a general education class. Her research interests include looking at the impact of stress on children with complex disabilities and how to maintain attention in children who are deaf-blind.



Show Notes

Download Transcript here:

 https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/v309tqrst4mausbptqm1e/David-Brown-Podcast-Transcript.docx?dl=0&rlkey=59ndkhlrqsx17mqj6zikrb1h6

David Brown has been teaching for 48 years, and as a deafblind educational specialist he has been working with children with multi sensory impairments since 1983. In the United Kingdom he was the Head of Family & Children Services for Sense, the National Deafblind Association. He moved to California in 2000 to work with the state deafblind project, based in San Francisco, and he continues to live there and work as a freelance consultant since his retirement 5 years ago. He has given presentations about various aspects of deafblindness in 14 different countries, and in 31 states in the US. He is in demand as a conference speaker, in 2019 presenting at conferences in Texas, Tennessee, Arizona, the UK, Germany, and Norway. His articles about deaf/blindness have been translated into at least 14 different languages. David has a credential in the Education of Students with Multi Sensory Impairments from the University of Birmingham in England, and an Honorary Doctorate of Science from Central Michigan University for his research work with children with deaf-blindness. In 2005 David was given the Star-in-CHARGE award by the CHARGE Syndrome Foundation, and in 2013 he was awarded the Deafblind International ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ for  “innovative and visionary work with people with deaf/blindness”.

Robin G. Greenfield, Ph.D. is the Associate Director of the Center on Disabilities and Human Development at the University of Idaho. She is also the Director of the Idaho Project for Children and Youth with Deaf-Blindness.

Dr. Greenfield has conducted national and international presentations on education strategies for children who are deaf-blind. She has written a series of booklets and video fact sheets on topics related to deaf-blindness and produced a video series on the inclusion of a child who is deaf-blind in a general education class. Her research interests include looking at the impact of stress on children with complex disabilities and how to maintain attention in children who are deaf-blind.