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A Psychological Evaluation of Children who are Deaf-Blind: An Overview with Recommendations for Practice

Harvey Mar, Revised June 2010

A psychological evaluation is the process of gathering information to help understand who a person is—including their strengths as well as needs. This factsheet responds to frequently asked questions about psychological evaluations for individuals who are deaf-blind, including infants and children. It also presents ways to view and use the evaluation process to benefit the student to the greatest degree possible.