Celebrating Interveners – Webinar

This webinar was held to celebrate the work of interveners with children and youth who are deafblind.


The Webinar provided information about:

  • What the National Intervener Credential is
  • How the credential is earned and who awards it
  • What parents think about the impact of credentialed interveners on their children
  • What interveners think about their training and the credentialing process
  • How many credentialed interveners there are and where they are located
  • The benefits of credentialed interveners to children who are deafblind
  • How interveners can become viewed as professionals


We were pleased to hear from the following:

  • Director of the National Resource Center for Paraeducators: Marilyn Likins (UT)
  • Parents: Gwen Sirmans (GA) and Megan Grade (WI)
  • Intervener and Chairman of the National Intervener Association (NIA): Christine Jay (NY)
  • Director of Deafblind Programs at Utah State University:  Linda Alsop (UT) 


To access the event, please go to the following link:

Celebrating Interveners Webinar Link