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Course Overview

This course is designed to prepare and support Paraprofessional communication facilitators. The course will introduce students to DeafBlind interpreting/translating aspect of working with individuals who are DeafBlind. This course will provide interpreting processing skills for students serving as DeafBlind interpreter working with DeafBlind individuals. Topics include interpreting process, pro-tactile usage, linguistic aspect of Tactile Sign Language (TSL), RID ethical and role considerations, close-vision and tactile communication methods.

Prerequisites: INT 503 and permission of the department

Credit: 3