Georgia Sensory Assistance Project

General Information

Georgia Sensory Assistance Project
College of Education, 570 Aderhold Hall
Athens Georgia 1 30602-7152
http://gsap.coe.uga.edu/

Staff

Carol Darrah, Early Childhood Coordinator, cdarrah@uga.edu

Diane Foster, Family Engagement Coordinator, dmf924@uga.edu

Christine Spratling, Education Specialist, csprat61@uga.edu

Cynthia Vail, Project Director, cvail@uga.edu

Martha Veto, Project Coordinator, marthaveto@gsu.edu

Services Offered

  • Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
    • Provides support to educational and related service staff on issues related to the education of students with deafblindness. <br><br> Provides extensive technical assistance to targeted counties and schools throughout the state to improve services in the region. Additionally, these classrooms serve as visitation sites to show exemplary practices. <br><br> Parent Advisor program provides comprehensive training of special educators to become technical assistance providers to families of children, birth to five years of age, with sensory impairments. Family focused technical assistance occurs in natural environments. Educators are trained over six days, using the nationally validated INSITE curriculum and national trainers. SDU credit is provided.