The need for qualified teachers of students who are deaf-blind

B. A.B. McLetchie, S. Z.C. MacFarland

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According to national surveys, only about 6 percent of teachers who work with students who are deaf-blind have specialized training in the field. The few new graduates of teacher preparation programs in the field, coupled with the shortage of specially trained teachers, indicates that there is a critical need to train more teachers to meet the unique needs of these students.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)244-248
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Visual Impairment and Blindness
Issue number3 I
StatePublished - 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Rehabilitation


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