Deaf-Blindness Resources

Washington Sensory Disabilities Service/Deaf-Blind Project provides support services for children aged birth through 21. The project staff will partner with your team to address specific challenges you are experiencing with a child or young adult who is deaf-blind, including phone, online and on-site technical assistance.

IDEAs That Work. Learning to Communicate: Strategies for Developing Communication with Infants Whose Multiple Disabilities Include Visual Impairment and Hearing Loss

Deaf-Blindness. Concomitant hearing and visual impairments, the combination of which causes such severe communication and other developmental and educational needs that they cannot be accommodated in special education programs solely for students with deafness or students with blindness and adversely affect a student’s educational performance.