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Lending Library - Books (4)

Handouts (2)

Online Resources (1)


Children with Visual Impairments
by M. Cay Holbrook, Ph.D.
This handbook describes the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of visual impairment, and discusses the effects it has upon the child's development, daily routines, and family life; it also provides information concerning educational options, legal rights, and the child's future. (parents & professionals)

Remarkable Conversations - A Guide to Developing Meaningful Communication with Children and Young Adults who are Deafblind
by Barbara Miles and Marianne Riggio
A practical guide for those who play a critical, direct role in the lives of children who are deafblind.

Time To Learn
by Charity Rowland & Philip Schweigert
Time To Learn is an environmental inventory designed for teachers of children who are deafblind or who have other severe or multiple disabilities. The inventory is used to identify and create opportunities for active participation and steady learning in everyday classroom activities.

Welcoming Students Who are Deaf-Blind into Typical Classrooms
by Norris G. Haring and Lyle T. Romer
This collection of 18 papers focuses on the inclusion of students who are deaf-blind in regular classrooms.


Fact sheet from NICHCY on deaf-blindness. (English)

North Dakota Dual Sensory Project
A brochure detailing the North Dakota Dual Sensory Project, which helps professionals and families address the needs of children who are Deaf-Blind to ensure that these children will graduate from high school ready for competitive employment, postsecondary education, or independent living options. (English)

Online Resources

National Center on Deaf-Blindness

The National Center on Deaf-Blindness (NCDB) works to positively impact the lives of children and students who are deaf-blind, their families, and those that serve them, through a work scope designed to address needs of individuals, organizations, and agencies serving children who are deaf-blind.

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