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Deafblindness training in Romania

22 November 2016

Sense International Romania organised their fourth training course in deafblindness, held between November 2-5. The course was part of the vocational project 'Sense for Life', funded by the Orange Foundation and the Medicor Foundation.

The course was attended by special education teachers from Bucharest, Craiova, Oradea, Iași and Timișoara who work with children and young people with deafblindness.

For four days, the participants gaining both theoretical knowledge and practical skills in working with multisensory impaired children.

From the project's inception in 2012, 68 teachers have been trained in the field of deafblindness by our team of trainers formed of lecturer Cristian Buică-Belciu PhD from Bucharest University, the Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, Special Education Department and psychologist Gabriela Jianu, national trainer in deafblindness and coordinator of the Early Intervention Support Centre in Timisoara.

“This course contained a lot of useful information that we can now access wherever we need, but the practical part of the course get's the maximum score!”

Aurelia Copăcian, School Centre for Inclusive Education CRISTAL, Oradea

“I consider that this course has been very useful for me, a lot of notions became clearer and I learnt where I can find the information I need. I found out what others think and we have exchanged experience!’’

Marcov Silvana, School Centre for Inclusive Education Constantin Pufan Timișoara

First published: Tuesday 18 June 2013
Last updated: Friday 6 December 2019