Supporting Individuals Who Are DeafBlind: Interpreters, Interveners, and Support Service Providers
by Kristi M. Probst, Ed. D. and Susanne Morrow, M.A., CI and CT
Comparing the Roles and Responsibilities of Interpreters, Interveners and SSPs
Individuals who are DeafBlind interact with their environment in unique ways. To provide access to the environment and encourage empowerment, there is a need for trained professionals with a comprehensive skill set to meet the needs of individuals who are DeafBlind with varying life experiences. For this article, the focus will be on examining the roles of interpreters, interveners, and support service providers (SSPs). . .