PUBLICATIONS

Posters

  • DeafBlind Awareness Week 2020

  • Signs of Solidarity 6.10.20

  • Signs of Solidarity 5.10.20

​Articles

  • A Guide to Interacting with

      Deafblind People

  • Characteristics of Successful SSPs

  • National SSP Surveys Results poster

  • SSP Surveys presentation at NFB

  • Basic Human Guide for DB Travelers 

  • Playing Cornhole – The Tactile Way 

ON THE WEB

 

American Association of the DeafBlind

Information, referral and technical assistance. 

Website: www.aadb.org

Bookshare

An online library that offers books in braille, large print, audio and other formats. 

Website: www.bookshare.org

DBTIP

Deaf-Blind Training, Interpreting and Professional Development. 

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/deafblindtip/

Deafblind International

“…the international association which promotes the awareness and knowledge of deafblindness as a unique disability and … influence(s) for appropriate services for people who are deafblind around the world.” 

Website: https://www.deafblindinternational.org/

Described and Captioned Media Program

Promotes and provides equal access to communication and learning for students who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind. Funded by the federal Department of Education.  Website: https://www.dcmp.org

FFB | Foundation Fighting Blindness

Works to “drive the research that will provide preventions, treatments and cures for people affected by retinitis pigmentosa, age-related macular degeneration, Usher syndrome, and the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases.” 

Website: http://www.blindness.org/

Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Offers distance education programs on eye conditions/disorders, braille, independent living, finding employment and more. 

Website: http://www.hadley.edu/

Hearing Loss Association of America

Provides education about hearing loss, tools for self help, education to the general population about hearing loss, resources and advocacy for legislation for the rights of those with hearing loss. 

Website:http://www.hearingloss.org/

Helen Keller National Center

Provides services to youth and adults who are DeafBlind such as vocational training, in-home training, senior programs, and a 2-week summer program for high school students. 

Website: www.hknc.org

Narrative Television Network

Makes TV and movies accessible for those who are blind/visually impaired.  Website: http://narrativetv.com/index.html

National Center on Deaf-Blindness

A national technical assistance center with a focus on children and youth, and their families and professional service providers. Funded by the federal Department of Education. 

Website: www.nationaldb.org

NLS | National Library Service 

Website: http://www.loc.gov/nls/

National Organization for Rare Diseases

Provides information on rare disorders and diseases, research, readings, and references.  Website: http://rarediseases.org

NFADB (National Family Association for Deaf-Blind) 

Website: http://nfadb.org/

Usher Syndrome Coalition  

Website: http://www.usher-syndrome.org/

OUR FAVORITE BOOKS & MOVIES

Books

  

A Man Without Words

SUSAN SCHALLER

Blind Ambition

EVER LEE HAIRSTON

Blind Courage

BILL IRWIN

Deaf-Blind Reality: Living the Life

SCOTT STOFFEL

Everyone Here Spoke Sign Language: Hereditary Deafness on Martha’s Vineyard

NORA ELLEN GROCE

Guidelines: Practical Tips for Working and Socializing with Deaf-Blind People

THERESA B. SMITH

Haptic Communication

HILDEBORG KARLSEN BJORGE, KATHRINE GOBORG REHDER, MAGNI OVERAS

Helen Keller

DOROTHY HERMANN

Independence without Sight or Sound

DONA SAUERBERGER

My Father's Blood

AMY KRAUT-HORN

No Barriers: A Blind Man’s Journey to Kayak the Grand Canyon

ERIK WEIHENMAYER

Of Such Small Differences

JOANNE GREENBERG

Remarkable Conversations

BARBARA MILES & MARIANNE RIGGIO

The Imprisoned Guest–Laura Bridgman

ELIZABETH GLITTER

Train Go Sorry

LEAH HAGER COHEN

Walking Free: The Nellie Zimmerman Story

ROSEZELLE BOGGS-QUALLS & DR. DARYL G. GREENE

Words in My Hands: A Teacher, a Deaf-Blind Man, An Unforgettable Journey

DIANE CHAMBERS

  

Movies

Blindsight (2006)

Children of a Lesser God (1986)

Mr. Holland’s Opus (1996)

Sound and Fury (2000)

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (1968)

The Miracle Worker (1962)

Through Deaf Eyes (2007)

 
 
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