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About the course

Choose to attend the Initiation Course in the Field of Deafblindness offered by Sense International Romania and you will understand what deafblindness means, by going through a series of modules which approach themes such as the historical context of this type of multisensory impairment, the main causes, the way in which people with deafblindness communicate.

You will learn about important principles regarding orientation and mobility, personal and social development, methods of intervention and the specifics of deafblindness with children, adults and elderly people with deafblindness. The course will provide fundamental elements that you will be able to use both in your personal and professional life.

Sense International Romania has an experience of 22 years of training in this field, including online. We therefore hope that you will join us online, between February 27 - April 14 2023, for the second edition of the initiation course in deafblindness.

Important dates


February 27 - April 14 2023




450 lei (until February 13)

500 lei (after February 13)


5% for groups of 3-5 participants
10% for groups of 6-10 participants

Who is the training for?

The course is meant for those who, regardless of their professional or personale role, directly know or relate to children, young people, adults or elrderly people with deafblindness: special education or mainstream teachers, parents, social workers, psychologists, other specialists in related field, students etc.  

Competences and skills

Graduating this course, you will get to know the fundamental element related to:

  • What is the meaning of deafblindness/multisensory impairments, which are the main types and causes, notions of anatomy and physiology of senses: vision, hearing, tactile.
  • How to assess a child with deafblindness, which are the main tools and types of intervention, including early intervention for small children.
  • How people with deafblindness communicate.
  • Notions on orientation and mobility in the context of deafblindness.
  • Notions on the social and personal development of people with deafblindness.
  • Notions and particularities for adults and elderly persons with deafblindness.

The course was a pleasant and engaging learning experience. In addition to the theoretical aspects, the trainers also presented many examples of good practice, in an interesting and interactive manner. The course will definitely contribute to my professional development!- G.L., participant Initiation Course in the Field of Deafblindness, 2nd Edition


Course development

The number of participants is limited to maximum 30 attendees, and 5 spots are reserved to beneficiaries of the ”Vasile Adamescu” Scholarship. The course is structured in 10 modulesadding up to a total of 74 hours of studyeach module taking place as follows:

  • Online courses in the presence of the trainer, using ZOOM platform, 7 meetings * 2 hours = 14 hours;
  • Course materials - individual study 5 hours * 10 modules = 50 hours;
  • Interim evaluationsquizzes, 1 hour * 10 modules = 10 hours.

Moving on from one module to another depends on successfully solving the quizzes meant to check the knowledge gained in the previous module. The course ends after all 10 modules are finalised.

At the end, the learning effort will be awarded with a Graduation Diploma issued by the Sense International Romania, which will mention the number of hours of study. The course is not accredited by the Ministry of Education, but participants can obtain transferable professional credits through schools, based on their graduation diploma.

The online live meetings may be interpreted in sign languagedepending on needs identified.

”Vasile Adamescu” Scholarship

We offer the opportunity to access the course free of charge, through the ”Vasile Adamescu” Scholarship, to 5 participants who wish to develop and train in the field of deafblindness. The participants who will access this scholarship from Sense International Romania will have on their side a professional and moral guiding light of Professor Vasile Adamescu.

More information about eligibility criteria and the application process HERE.

I found it very interesting how the trainers delivered theoretical information together with examples of real situations, from their experience. This helped me learn and remember everything, the information will stay with me and will certainly help me in my future career! I.M., participant Initiation Course in the Field of Deafblindness, 2nd Edition


Costs and payments

Attending this course comes with a cost of 450 lei before February 13, and 500 lei between February 14 - February 26 2023.  It contributes towards the costs of trainers and e-learning platform.

For groups of participants, we offer a special discount, as follows:

  • 5% for groups of 3-5 participants
  • 10% for groups of 6-10 participants

For groups, please contact us at cursuri@surdocecitate.ro.

The payment can be made by card when registering onto the platform or bank transfer into the account RO21RNCB0077050232290004 opened with BCR Sector 6 București mentioning DEAFBLINDNESS INITIATION COURSE 2 NAME-SURNAME. Following payment, each participant will receive an invoice.