People & Programs
Many resources are available to assist deaf-blind individuals, families,
and service providers. These links provide up-to-date information about
these community resources. For other kinds of information on deaf-blindness,
consult the DB-LIBRARY.
What's in People & Programs?
Contact information for individuals and service personnel across the country.
Federally funded projects that provide assistance and training to families, service providers,
schools and agencies involved with children, birth through 21.
Contact information for State Deaf-Blind Project Family Specialists
Projects, agencies and organizations in each state whose focus is deaf-blindness.
A list of National Resources
Helen Keller National Center (HKNC) representatives in 10 regions
across the country.
The national consumer organization of, by and for deaf-blind Americans.
The largest national network of families focusing on issues surrounding deaf blindness.
National Family Association for Deaf-Blind (NFADB) representatives in 10 regions across the country.
Articles, products, and contact information for research projects in deaf-blindness.
Master's degree and other programs that train teachers to work with deaf-blind students.
Email discussion groups.
National disability conferences, events and distance education opportunities. Some are specific to deaf-blindness.
Distance education, events and training opportunities sponsored or co-sponsored by deaf-blind projects. Most are specific to deaf-blindness.
Collects basic demographic information about persons in the United
States who are deaf-blind. Maintained by the Helen Keller National Center.
Selected employment opportunities.