Skip to main content


Get to know Michelle and hear her disability story, one that is similar to that of many other families. Can you relate? Michelle, her mom, and sister will share their authentic perspective of their disability experience, including their challenges and successes. Come share your story as well!

Estimated Time to Complete: 30 minutes

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe how the Expanded Core Curriculum plays a critical role in building fundamental life skills that support independence for people who are hard of hearing, deaf, blind and/or visually impaired.
  • List 2-3 strategies to support a family member during their journey with disability.
  • Describe how the disability experience can be unique to each family member.


  • Michelle Motil, Family Support Liaison for the Outreach Center at OCALI

Various organizations have approved modules and webinars in the Learning Hub for continuing education credit.

Glossary Start Access and
Translation Tools