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Children Who Are Deaf-Blind

Practice Perspectives - Highlighting Information on Deaf-Blindness Number 2, November 2007

This Practice Perspectives review summarizes 8 years (1998-2005) of data and provides a count of the number of children, from birth through age 21, identified as deaf­-blind in each state. It also reports other details about this population including the classification of vision and hearing loss, the types of additional disabilities that may be present, and the causes of deaf-blindness.