Family Engagement

To increase productive partnerships between families & service providers and family advocacy efforts leading to evidence based practices in home, school, and community.

Clara and Kenny

Mother and son connecting through shared experiences.

Evidence-Based Practices

    • Flexible, personalized family support
    • Parent-professional partnerships
    • A diverse and culturally sensitive approach
    • Creating family connections
  • Supporting sustainable change with research-based models


  • Facilitate Person Centered Planning sessions
  • Provide multicultural adaptations to accessing to materials and live face-to-face trainings (for example, real-time translation in various languages)
  • Accommodate training opportunities specific to family needs
  • Conduct leadership and advocacy training to families
  • Deliver webinars in English & Spanish
  • Host family learning and social events

Community of Practice
National Center on Deaf-Blindness – Family Engagement Initiative
Families Lead

Family Learning Weekend 2015

Family Learning Weekend 2015
Visions Center on Blindness Camp – Spring Valley, NY

For further information or inquiries, please contact Suzanne Chen.

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