BC Provincial Outreach Program for Students with Deafblindness

Welcome to the home of POPDB! We hope you will find the information and resources you need. This site is designed for teachers, families, and others interested in deafblindness and Intervention.


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The Resources section will help you get started in supporting students with deafblindness at school.

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Title slide of Maurice Belote's POPDB video

The Need for Closure

October 20, 2023

Maurice Belote joined POPDB to talk about the basic human need for closure and its impact on children and youth who are deafblind. A lack of closure can lead to ambiguity which turns to anxiety and stress in most individuals. Maurice encourages us to plan so that students with deafblindness can learn in environments that favour predictability.

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