DBI Toward Effective Practice 2018

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The DeafBlind Interpreting National Training and Resource Center (DBI) is pleased to present DeafBlind Interpreting: Toward Effective Practice. This publication shares the outcomes of a comprehensive needs assessment whose purpose was to ascertain the competencies required of interpreters working with DeafBlind individuals. Conducted in 2017 by DBI staff and the Core Team, the Needs Assessment serves as the first step or component of the larger curriculum effort undertaken by DBI, that being the development and dissemination of a curriculum guide that includes learning objectives, activities, and source materials for use by qualified educators and trainers.