Go to the Family Resources page
Overview of Deafblindness
Click to view the Oregon Deafblind Project's Eligibility Chart.
Click to download and review Four basic categories of Deafblindness.
The National Center on Deaf-Blindnessis a national technical assistance and dissemination center for children and youth who are deaf-blind.
The Oregon Deafblind Project’s 2006 Spring newsletter report on screening for Usher Syndrome using saliva samples and genetic testing.
Perkin's Stories: This site addresses "hints for real life" and how blind people cope with the situations that occur about fifty times a day.
Assessment and Program Planning
MAPS: Planning for the Future of a Student with Visual and Hearing Impairments (Source: California Deaf-Blind Services). This is an excellent booklet on the process, from start to finish, which includes examples of the "maps.) Also available in Spanish.
The National Center on Deaf-Blindness fact sheet Receptive Communication - How Children Understand Your Messages to Them
The National Center on Deaf-Blindness fact sheet Expressive Communication: How Children Send Their Messages to You
Instruction and Activities
Ordering information for: Calendars for Students with Multiple Impairments Including Deafblindness by Robbie Blaha.
Hold Everything! Twenty "Stay-Put" Play Spaces for Infants and Preschoolers with Sensory Impairments and Other Special Needs
Interpreting Strategies for Students Who are Deafblind
An Interactive Training Tool for Educational Interpreters
Sign Language and Braille Resources
Click for an example of a fingerspelling chart.
Order ASL songs on DVD.
Learn ASL at: "ASL University."