2017 Parent Learning Weekend
In July of 2017, 18 parents attended the fourth annual Parent Learning Weekend at the Oregon Garden Resort.They were joined for three days of fun and sharing by presenters in the field of deaf-blindness, including Emily Taylor-Snell, the Project Coordinator of the Florida and Virgin Islands Deaf-Blind Collaborative and Linda McDowell, Executive Director of the National Center on Deaf-Blindness.
Also attending were Jan Hearing, the
new Project Director of the Oregon Deafblind Project, and Lyn Ayer who retired
at the end of September. This annual event is sponsored by the Oregon Deafblind
Project in collaboration with the Oregon Department of Education.