Multiple Disabilities & Deafblind Division

Welcome to the Multiple Disabilities & Deafblind Division (Division 3).

MISSION
The Division promotes communication and exchange of ideas among its membership and fosters a sense of unity within the field and cooperation with regions and chapters; promotes and publicizes specialized services to persons with disabilities and their families; compiles and dispenses information about professional training opportunities; promotes in-service training opportunities; fosters research and writing in the field; assists in developing professional standards; promotes community acceptance and integration of affected individuals; promotes and advocates for legislative issues impacting the quality of life of affected persons and promotes development of assistive and instructional technology needed by affected persons.

We promote and publicize specialized services to persons with disabilities and their families, compile and dispense information about professional training opportunities, and promote in-service training opportunities.

On a professional level, we foster research and writing in the field, assist in developing professional standards, and promote community acceptance and integration of affected individuals.

In our civic efforts, we promote and advocate for legislative issues impacting the quality of life of affected persons and promote development of assistive and instructional technology needed by affected persons.

Multiple Disabilities and Deafblindness Brochure

Sharon’s Story 2015

Disability Fact Sheet

 

CollAERborations Newsletter

The CollAERborations Newsletter is a joint effort by the Multiple Disabilities/Deafblindness, Infant/Preschool, Education Curriculum, Itinerant Personnel Divisions of AER.

Latest Newsletter – Winter 2016 Volume 3 Issue 2 – Word
Latest Newsletter – Winter 2016 Volume 3 Issue 2 – PDF