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DeafBlind people are rarely totally deaf and totally blind. Each individual's degree of hearing and vision loss is unique.

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New in April 2004

  • DeafBlind Services Minnesota (DBSM) and Department of Human Services, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Division invite you to a DeafBlind Community Town Hall Meeting. This meeting is for deafblind adults. Come to the meeting to talk about services and issues related to deafblind needs.
    Date: Thursday, June 10, 2020
    Time: 5:00-9:00 p.m.
    Where: Vision Loss Resources, 1936 Lyndale Ave S., Minneapolis. (Corner of Lyndale and Franklin.)
    Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 26, 2004.
    To register, contact Meghan at DBSM at 612-362-8454 (v) or 612-362-8422 (tty).
  • The Great Lakes Area DeafBlind Conference scheduled for June 14-18 has been CANCELLED.

New in March 2004

New in December 2003

New in September 2003

  • Updated About the Author page to reflect the author's current position as an AmeriCorps tutor and plans for further education.

New in August 2003

  • Received another award from the Education Community and posted it on the Awards page.
  • Updated contact information for the Helen Keller National Center on the National (USA) Resource Guide.

New in May 2003

New in April 2003

New in March 2003

  • Received two more awards from the Deaf/Disability Community and posted them on the Awards page.

New in February 2003

  • Added to the list of online shopping resources on our Supports - Assistive Technology page.
  • Moved the "Skip Navigation and Jump to Main Content" link so it is the first link on each page.
    Note: This is an invisible link for use by people who use screen-reading software and braille or speech output in order to access the Internet. To experience it, click in (or move your cursor to) your browser's address line, then press Tab then Enter. You will jump to the title of that page without having to tab through all the navigation links.
  • Added John J. Boyer to the DeafBlind People in History page.
  • Received six more web design awards and posted them on the Awards page.
  • Posted praise for site accessibility received from Alicia Lane of
  • Set up this "What's New" page and added it to the "Web Site Info" section to the left navigation stripe, and bottom navigation links.

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