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This web site was commissioned by the Minnesota Department of Human Services - Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Division, and was researched, designed, and created by Marisa Bennett, with periodic feedback from DeafBlind consumers, parents of deafblind children, and professionals who serve people with combined hearing and vision loss.

The author wishes to thank everyone who provided their input and feedback during the development of this project, including Jim Allan, Gloria Bennett, and Ben Stallings for their technical advice and support.


The Minnesota Department of Human Services is providing the information contained on this web site as a public service. The information and materials posted are designed to enhance public access to information about deafblindness and entities serving people with combined vision and hearing losses, and are for information purposes only. The information herein is subject to change without notice. As a public service, this web site is continually under development. Users should be aware that while we try to keep the information timely and accurate, there may be delays between the time when information changes and when those changes appear on our web site.

This web site neither endorses, certifies nor guarantees the accuracy of any information provided by the agencies listed herein. Agencies included as Minnesota Resources (DeafBlind-Focused) in this web site voluntarily provided information to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Division (DHHSD) regarding the services they offer. As with any public service resource, you are encouraged to contact the providers directly to find out further details about their respective services.

Cookies and Privacy

If you would like to use the style selector on this site, your web browser must be able to accept cookies. A cookie is a bit of information that is left in your browser's files, in this case, to show your desired screen colors on every page you visit within our site.

Your privacy is respected and no information is collected from you other than for general site traffic analysis (i.e., what site referred you to our site, what browser you used, what country or state your computer is in, etc.) We do not collect any personal or identifying information about you.

If you wish, you can disable cookies on your browser to prevent this anonymous information collection. However, since the Screen Color Options feature will not work without cookies, you will need to adjust the color contrast on your own computer by modifying your browser settings or through the use of screen enlargement software.

Further Information

We welcome your feedback on any of the information contained in this web site. Please take a moment to e-mail us and feel free to include any additional comments or questions. Thank you.