Deaf Blind Project

Contact Information

Project Director
Joanne Whitson
(307) 324-5333

The Wyoming Deaf-Blind Project’s mission is to ensure that all students in Wyoming who are deaf-blind receive the appropriate support and tools needed enabling them to achieve improved outcomes in school and go on to become contributing members of their community by providing technical assistance, resources and training to educators, service providers and families.

Conferences and Seminars

Cortical Visual Impairment: Identification, Assessment and Interventions

The WDE and Deaf-Blind Project are pleased to host this five-day Summer Institute 

Presenter:  Christine Roman-Lantzy Ph.D, Director, VIEW Program, Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh PA

June 12-16 2017 

Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center

 Casper WY 307-266-6000



Western Regional Early Intervention Conference:  Engagement Through Healthy Partnerships

June 14-16, 2017

At the Scott Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona

For more information and to register


Focus on Low Vision and Blindness
Northern Rockies AER Conference
October 19-21, 2016
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Spring Creek Ranch

Registration is Closed


  • Next Step Assessment Clinic
  • On-site Technical Assistance
  • Lending Library – The Lending Library offers an extensive selection of materials and resources that are available for educators, therapists, service providers and families to borrow. Materials include evidence based, research-based strategies to improve outcomes for students who are visually impaired / blind, hard of hearing / deaf, deaf-blind or multi-disabled. COMING SOON.


Strategies on Literacy, Information on working with Students who are Sensory Impaired and Best Practices. Webinars are offered free of charge every quarter. For information and placement on the mailing list, contact



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