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2015 Parent Weekend

group picture of Parent Weekend attendees

The Oregon Deafblind Project, in collaboration with the Oregon Department of Education hosted their annual Parent Learning Weekend from July 31st to August 2nd. More

2015 CHARGE Conference

The Pierce family

Each year, the Oregon Deafblind Project offers assistance to a family to attend a conference. Last year, the project assisted in sending the Pierce family to the CHARGE conference in Chicago.

Read about the family's experiences.


New resources and checklists

Tools and resources developed by the Oregon Deafblind Working Group to assist parents, students and professionals.

The Hearing Screening Checklist, a tool for educators and family to determine whether a child should be referred to a D/HH Specialist or audiologist for further testing.

Family Resources

Family Guide page

The ODB Family Guide: information and resources for families.

Family Fun Activities
Descriptions of where to go with your child in Oregon and California (locations, costs, wheelchair accessibility, Pros and Cons).

Quick Links


To register a child who is deafblind, please download the Oregon DeafBlind Project Child Registration Form, fill it out and return.

Letter from OSEP Project Officer, Joann McCann.

How do you identify a child who is deafblind? Learn how with the Observation and the practiced eyes training module.

National Center on Deaf-Blindness

Summer 2016 Newsletter PDF Format

View past newsletter issues.

Check out our new blog post
Touch Differs?

Western Oregon University | The Research Institute | The Oregon Deafblind Project

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The Oregon Deafblind Project is funded through grant award # H326T130008, OSEP CFDA 84.326T, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education (OSEP), OSEP Project Officer: Susan Weigert.

The opinions and policies expressed by this publication do not necessarily reflect those of The Research Institute at Western Oregon University or the US Department of Education.

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