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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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Resources in Other States

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Resource Listings for All States

  • List of State DeafBlind Projects
    Description: Links and contact information for every federally-funded DeafBlind Project in the U.S.
  • State & Multi-State Projects Site Review Summary
    Description: Strengths of each DeafBlind Project, as assessed by NTAC.
  • State Resource Fact Sheets
    Description: Detailed listings of resource agencies and organizations for each state, compiled by DB-LINK.

Specific Resources you may find Helpful

  • Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
    Description: A very comprehensive site, with information about a wide variety of topics relating to blindness, visual impairment, deafblindness, and children with multiple disabilities.
    • See/Hear
      Description: "a quarterly newsletter for families and professionals on visual impairments and deafblindness." Complete online archive is available in English and Spanish, and in multiple file formats, including PDF format, text format, and grade two braille file.
  • Seattle Lighthouse for the Blind - Deaf-Blind Program
    Description: Seattle has perhaps the largest and most active DeafBlind community in the country. DeafBlind adults come from all over the U. S. every summer to experience camp at the Seabeck Retreat.
  • Deaf-Blind Service Center
    Description: A grassroots organization of DeafBlind people and their advocates that has been going strong for over 15 years. "The Deaf-Blind Service Center is committed to assisting Deaf-Blind People in reaching and maintaining their highest possible quality of life and degree of personal autonomy."
    Note: the background and contrast of the current DBSC web site can make it hard to read, so you may also try another site called More about the Deaf-Blind Service Center at
  • Advocates for Communication Technology for Deaf-Blind People (ACT, INC.)
    Description: "a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization assists people, who are deafblind, living in the Maryland/Washington, DC area to obtain communication technology and support services and are not otherwise able to afford it."
  • Great Lakes Area Regional Center for Deafblind Education (GLARCDBE)
    Description: Serves families and children from birth to age 21 who have combined vision and hearing loss in Ohio and Wisconsin.
  • Great Lakes Area Deaf-Blind (GLADB) Conference
    Dates: June 14-18, 2004 in St. Paul, Minnesota.
    Email Lynette Boyer or Kathy Anderson:
    Internet: If you have access to Acrobat Reader (PDF files), you can download conference registration information and call for papers, the exhibit registration form.
    Notes: The Great Lakes Area Deaf-Blind Conference will be held June 14 to 18 at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. The theme for this year's conference is "Deaf-Blind Pride: Facing Challenges Head On and Creating Opportunities." This conference welcomes deaf-blind consumers, support service providers, family members and others interested in the deaf-blind field.

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