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New York Deaf-Blind Collaborative - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

New York Deaf-Blind Collaborative
Queens College - CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd., PH 200
Flushing, NY 11367
(718) 997-4856 (Local)
(718) 997-4883 (Fax)
NYDBC@qc.cuny.edu
http://www.qc.cuny.edu/welcome/community/nydbc/Pages/default.aspx

Brief Description

While integrated into the Technical Assistance mode, training and professional development will be delivered via Online Learning, In-Service Training/Professional Development, as well as Pre-Service Training.

Hours of operation: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Number of staff: 4
Staff description: The NYDBC team is comprised of a Principal Investigator, Project Director, Project Coordinator, Family Specialist, and Project Assistant. The core staff has a combined 60+ years of experience in deaf-blindness and brings a range of knowledge and points of view concerning the needs of children and youth with combined hearing and vision loss.
Geographic area served: New York State
Publications: Early Identification of Individuals with Both Vision and Hearing Loss -A Guide for the Medical Community

Staff

Clara Berg, Family Specialist, clara.berg@qc.cuny.edu
Samuel Morgan, Project Director, samuel.morgan@qc.cuny.edu
Susanne Morgan Morrow, Project Coordinator, susanne.morrow@qc.cuny.edu
Emma Nelson, Education Specialist, (718) 997-4856, emma.nelson@qc.cuny.edu

Services Offered

Services for Professionals

  • Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
    • Provides technical assistance--a system of program development and support--to improve services for children and youth who are deaf-blind (ages 0-21).
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