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'Students with VI and Additional Disabilities'. In Foundations of Education, 2nd Ed. (Cost) J. N. Erin Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Sensory Efficiency
Communication, 
Comprehensive Assessment, 
Curricula, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Routines, 
Transition/Future Planning
book Report a problem!
Description: This chapter discusses the needs of children with visual impairments and additional impairments, intervention strategies and instructional techniques.
A Deafblindness Web Resource Page J. Gallagher Deafblind, 
Family Resources
General Information, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support
website Report a problem!
Description: A collection of information including full text and links. Focuses on resources in the UK, Europe and the US.
A Lifetime of Patience (Cost) D. Rudin & 
D. Wade
Deafblind, 
Family Resources
Family Resources video Report a problem!
Description: A panel of parents discuss the challenges and joys of parenting a child with deafblindness.
A Standard Tactile Symbol System: Graphic Language for Individuals Who Are Blind and Unable to Learn Braille L. Hagood Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Communication, 
Tactual Related
Word document Report a problem!
Description: Using a tactile system is explained for increasing students choice making, communication, expanding vocabulary and the understanding of concepts.
A Teacher's Guide to the Special Educational Needs of Blind and Visually Handicapped Children (Cost) Sally Mangold Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
MIVI, 
Professional Resources, 
Science, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies
Concept Development, 
Functional Vision Evaluation, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support, 
Learning Media Assessment, 
Sexuality, 
Teaching Advanced Mathematics, 
Teaching Mathematical Concepts
book Report a problem!
Description: Designed for students who are between the ages of 6 and 22 who have visual impairments combined with other disabilities, such as hearing impairments or dual sensory impairments and/or severe developmental delays.
Ain't Misbehavin': Strategies for Improving the Lives of Students are Deaf-Blind and Present Challenging Behaviors (Cost) C. Axelrod, 
R. Condon, 
J. Durkel & 
D. Wiley
Deafblind, 
Family Resources
Communication, 
Instructional Strategies
video Report a problem!
Description: Practical strategies for proactive interactions which challenge relationships, designed for anyone who regularly interacts with a student who is deafblind, examines crucial links between behavior and the issues of communication, control, and quality of life, includes script.
American Printing House for the Blind Instructional Products Catalog & Parts Catalog (APH Quota) N/A Arts, 
Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Products website Report a problem!
Description: APH is the premiere vendor of materials used for instructing visually impaired students.(Many items available free of charge to local school districts through Texas quota funds.)
Are You Listening? Auditory Issues for Children with Visual Impairments K. Moss Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
O&M
Hearing Related article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Overview of how our auditory system works, how we understand speech, the role of vision and speech in early development and strategies for developing listening skills.
Basic Skills for Community Living: A Curriculum for Students with VI & Multiple Disabilities (Cost) N. Levack, 
S. Hauser, 
L. Newton & 
P. Stephenson
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Independent Living, 
MIVI, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction
Curricula, 
Functional Skills, 
Instruction of Adventitiously Blind, 
Instruction of Personal Management, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Personal Control and Individual Performance, 
Resources, 
Tactile Symbols for Functional Learners
book Report a problem!
Description: This curriculum is particularly designed for students who learn best within highly structured routines and who have great difficulty generalizing what they learn to new situations. 
Basic Skills for Community Living:  Activity Routines (Cost) P. Stephenson Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Independent Living, 
MIVI, 
Social Interaction
Functional Skills, 
Instruction of Personal Management, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Routines, 
Tactile Symbols for Functional Learners
book Report a problem!
Description: A companion book to Basic Skills for Community Living for the domestic, recreation/leisure, and vocational domains, including activity routine discrepancy analysis forms, preprinted with routine steps with permission to copy. Step by step activity routines are listed for the domestic, recreation/leisure, and vocational routines.
Calendars for Students with Multiple Impairments Including Deafblindness . . .(Cost) R. Blaha Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
Self Determination
Choice and Decision Making, 
Communication, 
Development-Communication, 
Personal Control and Individual Performance
book Report a problem!
Description: This book is written for students who need help understanding, structuring and organizing their time and activities.
CHARGE Syndrome K. Moss Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Syndromes/Diseases Word document Report a problem!
Description: This article provides a list of the physical characteristics that lead to the diagnosis of CHARGE Syndrome.
Child-Guided Strategies for Assessing Children Who Are Deaf-Blind or Have Multiple Disabilities (Cost) C. Nelson & 
J. van Dijk
Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
MIVI, 
Self Determination
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Strategies
video Report a problem!
Description: This interactive CD provides video clips of children with which the participant can perform assessments on and plan out intervention strategies. It also includes a bibliography of Van Dijk's literature.
Competencies for Paraprofessionals Working with Learners Who Are Deafblind in Early Intervention and Educational Settings (Cost) M. Riggio & 
B. McLetchie
Deafblind Paraprofessional Support book Report a problem!
Description: A resource list and explanation of items one should understand when working in a paraprofessional role of educating students with deafblindness.
Consent For Release Of Confidential Information Student With Deaf Blindness N/A Deafblind, 
Professional Resources
Consent Forms website Report a problem!
Description: This form is required to be included in all eligibility folders of students' idenfied as deafblind. (Texas oriented)
Conversations Without Language: Building Quality Interactions with Children Who Are Deaf-Blind L. Hagood Deafblind, 
Family Resources
Communication article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This article provides informations regarding communication for parents of deafblind children.
Cornelia de Lange Syndrome (CDLS) Foundation Inc. N/A Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Syndromes/Diseases website Report a problem!
Description: This website includes general information abou the syndrome, a publications list, information about workshops and activities, links, and more.
Dancing Cheek to Cheek (Cost) N/A Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
MIVI
Communication, 
Family Resources, 
Play
book Report a problem!
Description: For parents of infant children with visual impairments, this book discusses how one can encourage play and language.
DARS or Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services N/A Deafblind Family Resources, 
Resources, 
Transition/Future Planning, 
Vocational Education Training
website Report a problem!
Description: This website provides an overview of the services available the Division of Blind Services.  Career counseling, vocational training and program overviews are found at this website. This link is direct to the Deafblind Services page. (Texas residents only.)
David Brown's Advice on Self-Determination Skills for Deaf/Blind Students N/A Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
Self Determination
Self-Advocacy and Leadership, 
Self-Awareness
website Report a problem!
Description: David Brown, a leader in the field of education of the deaf/blind, discusses what parents should know about self-determination and why collaboration is so important to the success of the student.
DBMAT (Deaf-Blind Multihandicapped Association of Texas) N/A Deafblind, 
Family Resources
Family Resources, 
General Information
website Report a problem!
Description: Family and professional organization and advocate for all ages and cognitive levels of individuals who are deaf-blind and multihandicapped (including blind-multihandicapped and deaf-multihandicapped).
Deaf-Blind Perspectives N/A Deafblind Libraries, 
Resources
website Report a problem!
Description: 'Deaf-Blind Perspectives is a free publication with articles, essays, and announcements about topics related to people who are deaf-blind. Published two times a year (Spring and Fall) by The Teaching Research Institute of Western Oregon University, its purpose is to provide information and serve as a forum for discussion and sharing ideas. The intended audience includes deaf-blind individuals, family members, teachers, and other service providers and professionals.'
Deafblind Children Home Page N/A Deafblind, 
Family Resources
Family Resources website Report a problem!
Description: This page is set up as a resource for parents of deafblind children to locate information and chat with others in similar situations.
Developmental Assessment - The Role of the Teacher of the Visually Impaired/Deaf-Blind T. Miller Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood
Development, 
Instructional Planning
website Report a problem!
Description: A very informative presentation explaining the importance of the role of the TVI/TDB in developmental assessment.
Documenting Modifications in the IEP for the Student with Deaf-Blindness R. Blaha & 
K. Moss
Deafblind, 
Professional Resources
IEP Prep article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Two leading specialists in the area of deafblindness gives suggestions for documenting modifications for students with deafblindness. Areas included are altering assignments, adapting instruction and materials, managing behavior, and managing assistive technology.
Dreams, Plans and Self-Determination C. Axelrod Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
Self Determination
Choice and Decision Making, 
Goal Setting and Attainment
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This article records an interview two students with visual impairments who want to exhibit how self-determination skills have improved their level of independence.
Early Identification of Hearing and Vision Loss Is Crucial to a Child's Development G. Newton & 
K. Moss
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources
Early Intervention, 
Hearing Related
Word document Report a problem!
Description: Discussion of how important it is to identify early signs of hearing and vision loss is given. A list of syndromes associated with hearing and vision losses is included.
Education Protocol for Cornelia de Lange Syndrome M. Morse Deafblind, 
Family Resources
Communication, 
Syndromes/Diseases
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Physical, environmental, instructional and social considerations are discussed in regards to educating the student with Cornelia de Lange Syndrome.
Educational Programming for Individuals with Deaf-Blindness R. Davidson, 
et al.
Deafblind, 
Professional Resources
CEC website Report a problem!
Description: Position Paper from the Division on Visual Impairments of the Council for Exceptional Children regarding the education obligations for those with deafblindness.
Family Village N/A Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
MIVI, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Eye Conditions and Diseases, 
Family Resources, 
Syndromes/Diseases
website Report a problem!
Description: A website that brings together a wide range of information for families and individuals with disabilities. The library is a particularly good place to find information on specific syndromes and conditions. (Not VI specific)
Feelin' Groovy: Functional Tactual Skills M. Smith & 
R. Toy
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Communication, 
Functional Skills, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Tactile Symbols for Functional Learners, 
Tactual Related
website Report a problem!
Description: The importance of functional tactual skills is discussed and implementation of goals are given.
Fitness for Individuals Who Are Visually Impaired or Deafblind L. Leibermann Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure
Adapted PE, 
Games, 
Play
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: A leader in the field of physical education for those with sensory disabilities discusses specific sports and activities and how they can be modified and adapted for students.
Foundation Fighting Blindness N/A Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Family Resources, 
Syndromes/Diseases
website Report a problem!
Description: The USA member of Retinal International has information about Retinitis Pigmentosa and other retinal diseases such as macular degeneration and other degenerative retinal diseases.
Fred's Head Blog N/A Arts, 
Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Instructional Support, 
Training and Tutorials
website Report a problem!
Description: This website provides tips, tutorials, articles, and information for those who are visually impaired and those who work with them.
Freedom Scientific (Cost) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Technology
Internet and Accessibility, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: Catalog of hardware used with blind, deaf-blind and visually impaired consumers. 
Functional Auditory Performance Indicators (FAPI) N/A Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
Sensory Efficiency
Hearing Related Word document Report a problem!
Description: The Functional Auditory Performance Indicators (FAPI) assesses the functional auditory skills of children with hearing loss. It can be used by parents, therapists, early interventionists, and teachers. The profile lists auditory skills in an integrated hierarchical order. There are seven categories.
Games For People with Sensory Impairments - Strategies for Including People of All Ages (Cost) L. Lieberman & 
Jim Cowart
Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
MIVI, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination
Adapted PE, 
Family Resources, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Development, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support, 
Recreation
book Report a problem!
Description: This book provides facilitators with 70 games that sensory disabled people can play. The activities offered in this book can all be presented to students who are sensory impaired with multiple disabilities within a regular physical education curriculum, or to adults with sensory impairments in any recreational setting.
Hand-Over-Hand Guidance: What Lesson Do We Teach? A. Story Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Communication, 
Development-Communication, 
Instructional Strategies
Word document Report a problem!
Description: The teaching philosophy of hand-over-hand instruction strategies is challenged and discussed.
Helen Keller National Center, National Family Association for Deaf-Blind (NFADB) N/A Deafblind, 
Family Resources
Family Resources, 
General Information
website Report a problem!
Description: The mission is to enable each person who is deaf-blind to live and work in his or her community of choice.
Hold Everything! Twenty Stay-Put Play Spaces for Infants,Preschoolers,and Developmentally Young Children with SI and Other Special Needs Kay L. Clarke Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Sensory Efficiency
Early Childhood Intervention, 
Early Intervention, 
Family Resources, 
Games, 
Parent Resources, 
Sensory Training, 
Tactual Related, 
Tactual Sensitivities
book

Word document
Report a problem!
Description: Printable booklet in PDF format from Ohio Center for Deaf blind Education. It provides parents and educators with 20 initial ideas for developing "stay put" play spaces for infants and young children with visual and sensory impairments.
Home Visits with Families and Their Infants Who Are Deaf-Blind D. Chen & 
L. MacFarland
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood
Early Childhood Intervention, 
Early Intervention, 
Instructional Strategies
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: The authors give tips to service providers on how to make the most of home visits.
HOPE - Home and Family Oriented Program Essentials (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Development, 
Development-Communication, 
Early Intervention, 
Hearing Related
website Report a problem!
Description: Shop online for Instructional materials for service providers and families of young children with disabilities.
Identifying Vision and Hearing Problems in Infants with Disabilities D. Chen Deafblind, 
Early Childhood
Early Intervention, 
Hearing Related
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: A leading professional in the area of early intervention for visually impaired infants discusses areas that should be addressed when determining the need for early intervention.
IEP Quality Indicators for Students with Deafblindness TSBVI Outreach Deafblind IEP Prep Word document Report a problem!
Description: This document is designed to help educational teams develop appropriate IEPs for students with deafblindness.
Importance of Orientation and Mobility Skills for Students Who Are Deafblind D. Gense & 
M. Gense
Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
O&M
Instructional Strategies article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This article gives O&M instructional strategies, suggestions for families and tips for those working with interpreters.
Incorporating Active Learning Theory into Activity Routines K. Moss & 
S. Shafer
Deafblind, 
MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Active Learning, 
Routines
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Abstract: "This article focuses on Phase IV and V of Lilli Nielsen's five educational phases of educational treatment outlined in her book, Are You Blind?, and how the Active Learning principles can be incorporated into activity routines."
Independent Living Aids (Cost) N/A Arts, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Studies, 
Technology
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Low Vision Solutions, 
Toys
website Report a problem!
Description: Catalog of products promoting independence of people with visual impairments.
Independent Living: A Curriculum with Adaptations for Students with Visual Impairments (Cost) R. Loumiet & 
N. Levack
Arts, 
Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Independent Living, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction
Adapted PE, 
Adolescents, 
Choice and Decision Making, 
Communication, 
Curricula, 
Elementary
book Report a problem!
Description: A curriculum used for assessment, teaching and evaluating students in these areas: social skills, self care and leisure skills. It is designed for students from school age to adulthood who will live independently or with minimal assistance.
Individual Sensory Learning Profile T. Anthony Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Sensory Efficiency
Communication, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Tactual Sensitivities
Word document Report a problem!
Description: This profile is used to establish how a child is using his senses to learn about his environment.
Information About Usher Syndrome B. Sims & 
K. Raistrick
Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Eye Conditions and Diseases, 
Syndromes/Diseases
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This article gives a very detailed overview of Usher Syndrome, how to screen for the syndrome and how the diagnosis is made.
Innovative Program Design for Individuals with Dual Sensory Impairments (Cost) L. Goetz, 
D. Guess & 
K. Stremel-Campbell
Deafblind Instructional Strategies, 
Program Planning
book Report a problem!
Description: Tips and ideas for program design for teaching students who are deafblind.
INSITE Developmental Checklists (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Professional Contacts
book Report a problem!
Description: INSITE provides 3 different types of developmental checklists to use according to age. Protocols can be used with children who have severe developmental delays and multiple impairments.
Interveners for Students with Deafblindness in Texas L. Alsop, 
R. Blaha & 
E. Kloss
Deafblind, 
Family Resources
General Information article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: These documents have been designed to help families and school districts in Texas to make decisions about using an intervener in the school setting for a student who is deafblind.
Issues Regarding the Assessment of Vision Loss in Regard to Sign Language & Fingerspelling . . . R. Blaha & 
B. Carlson
Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
Sensory Efficiency
Functional Vision Evaluation article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: The authors of this article discuss areas of consideration before, during and after performing a functional vision assessment for a student with deafblindness. Modifications and adaptations are also discussed.
Joseph's Coat: People Teaming in Transdisciplinary Ways M. Smith Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
MIVI, 
Professional Resources
Teaming Word document Report a problem!
Description: The author, a leader in the area of teaching the multi-impaired, discusses the importance of teaming among different service providers to better help the education of the multi-impaired student.
Just a Little Further Down the Road L. Fansler Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources
Early Childhood Intervention, 
Family Resources
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: A parent of a child with disabilities gives suggestions to others regarding what she has learned in order that her child receive the most from early intervention.
JVIB (Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness) Subject Index for Articles (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Instructional Support website Report a problem!
Description: This is a current list of articles available for download, indexed by subject area.
Let Me Check My Calendar R. Blaha & 
K. Moss
Deafblind, 
MIVI
Communication article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: An overview of anticipation and daily calendars used with students with deafblindness.
Listserv for Parents of Deafblind Children N/A Deafblind, 
Family Resources
Family Resources website Report a problem!
Description: Parents of children with deafblindness may subscribe to this by sending the message: 'subscribe message' to request@talklist.com. E-mail: request@talklist.com
LS&S Group (Cost) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Technology
Family Resources, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Low Vision Solutions
website Report a problem!
Description: This is a catalog of products promoting independence of people with visual impairments.
Make It Routine R. Blaha & 
K. Moss
Deafblind, 
MIVI
Routines article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: The authors, both deafblind specialists, discuss the importance of routines for those even with the most profound disabilities.
Making the Most of Early Communication (Cost)  P. H. Schacht & 
D. Chen
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Communication, 
Development-Communication
video Report a problem!
Description: Demonstration video of intervention practices to use with multi-impaired infants and toddlers to enhance communication.
Materials in Spanish for Families of and Interventionists Serving Young Children Who are Blind, Visually Impaired and Deafblind N/A Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
MIVI, 
Professional Resources
Spanish Language Aids article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This article provides an exhaustive list of materials in Spanish for those serving deafblind and/or visually impaired students and families who speak the language.
Monitor Checklist for Deafblind N/A Deafblind, 
Professional Resources
Eligibility Word document Report a problem!
Description: This checklist is to use while reviewing eligibility folder for monitoring purposes for a student who is deafblind. (Texas oriented)
National Congenital CMV Registry N/A Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Family Resources, 
Syndromes/Diseases
website Report a problem!
Description: This website offers information on congenital CMV and a parent-to-parent connection.
National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness N/A Deafblind, 
Family Resources
Family Resources, 
General Information, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support
website Report a problem!
Description: This website offers a wealth of information regarding deafblindness. It also provides a library and experts available to call for questions.
National Family Association for Deaf-Blind - NFADB N/A Deafblind, 
Family Resources
Family Resources website Report a problem!
Description: Non-profit, volunteer-based family association.
National Technical Assistance Consortium for Children and Young Adults Who Are Deaf-Blind (NTAC) N/A Deafblind, 
Family Resources
Family Resources website Report a problem!
Description: NTAC provides assistance to families and agencies serving children and young adults who are deaf-blind.
One Step at a Time: A Manual for Families of Children with Hearing and Vision Impairments (Cost) S. Bolton Deafblind, 
Family Resources
Family Resources book Report a problem!
Description: This booklet offers practical information for helping children who are deafblind learn basic skills by sharing tried and true practices from families.
Perkins Activity and Resource Guide: A Handbook for Teachers and Parents of Students with Visual and Multiple Impairments (Cost) C. Cuchman, 
K. Heydt, 
S. Edwards, 
M.J. Clark & 
M. Allon
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Sensory Efficiency
Family Resources, 
Instructional Strategies
book Report a problem!
Description: These books are a resource for a range of professional, parents and other caregivers who work with children with visual and multiple impairments. Areas of instruction include daily living skills, functional academics and orientation and mobility.
Perkins School for the Blind - Products (Cost) N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Technology
Braille Writing, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: Producer of various types of instructional aids and resources for families and professionals.
Project SALUTE N/A Deafblind, 
MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Tactual Sensitivities website Report a problem!
Description: This website is a resource for tactile learning strategies for those children who are blind or visually impaired and/or have additional disabilities.
Publications available from the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Curricula, 
Instructional Support
website Report a problem!
Description: Catalog of books, curricula and kits for professionals who serve students with visual impairments and those with additional disabilities.
Questions to Answer in Preparation for Your Child's Individual Transition Plan (ITP) Meeting D. Wiley Career Education and Transition, 
Deafblind, 
Family Resources
Family Resources, 
Transition/Future Planning
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: The author, a deafblind specialist, gives eight questions for a family to discuss and answer in order to better prepare for their child's ITP meeting.
Retinal Degeneration Discussion List (RPLIST) N/A Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Syndromes/Diseases website Report a problem!
Description: This list is an internet forum for discussion, questions and opinions related to retinal degeneration. To subscribe to this list, send the following in a body of the e-mail message (leave the subject line blank) 'Subscribe DBList first name, last name' E-mail: rplist@maelstrom.stjohns.edu
Retinal International N/A Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Syndromes/Diseases website Report a problem!
Description: Promoting the search for a treatment for Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), Usher Syndrome, Macular Degeneration and allied retinal dystrophies.
Retinitis Pigmentosa N/A Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Syndromes/Diseases website Report a problem!
Description: This personal website has a lot of information including: the inheritance of retinal degeneration, RP research, Usher Syndrome, RP FAQ sheet, Vitamin A treatment for RP, RP links, mailing lists, RP E-Pals, and RP Research.
Routines M. Smith Deafblind, 
MIVI
Routines article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Routines for the multi-impaired are explained in simple terms.  A sample activity is also listed and discussed.
Routines: All Dressed Up and Somewhere to Go (Cost) Outreach Program of TSBVI Deafblind, 
MIVI
Communication, 
Routines
video Report a problem!
Description: This video provides a useful introduction on how to use routines as a teaching strategy. It is helpful for VI teachers when asking teams to design activities.
Self-Determination for Children and Young Adults Who Are Deaf-Blind S. Morgan, 
E. Bixlar, 

J. McNamara
Deafblind, 
Self Determination
Instructional Strategies, 
Personal Control and Individual Performance, 
Self-Advocacy and Leadership
Word document Report a problem!
Description: This paper reviews self-determination, discusses how the skills can be instructed to those students with deaf-blindness and gives information to teachers about the delivery of teaching these skills.
SKI-HI Institute (Cost) N/A Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Communication, 
Development, 
Development of Vision, 
Development-Communication, 
Early Childhood Intervention, 
Family Resources
website Report a problem!
Description: SKI-HI produces materials for those who serve deaf, blind, and deafblind infants and young children. Their catalog has an array of videos, books, activity sheets and parent information.
Snoezelen Multisensory Environment (Cost) N/A Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction
Active Learning, 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Auditory Skills, 
Communication, 
Cortical Visual Impairment, 
Early Childhood Intervention, 
Early Intervention, 
Games, 
Motor Involvement, 
Music, 
Play, 
Positioning, 
Routines, 
Self-Awareness, 
Sensory Training, 
Tactual Related, 
Tactual Sensitivities, 
Toys
website Report a problem!
Description: Snoezelen rooms or equipment uses the blend of sights, sounds, textures, aromas, and motion to provide stimulation of the primary sensory systems and may be modified to meet each student's sensory or visual needs.
Students Who Are Deafblind Using APH Products N/A Deafblind, 
Family Resources
Family Resources, 
Instructional Aids/Materials
video Report a problem!
Description: This video shows four students with deafblindness using a variety of APH products at home and at school.
Suggestions for Modifying the Home (Cost) F. Peck & 
D. Lolli
Deafblind, 
Family Resources
Instructional Strategies book Report a problem!
Description: Contains practical affordable and easily implemented suggestions for modifying the home for children with deafblindness and other types of impairments.
Summer Programs Available at the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired N/A Arts, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Technology
Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students, 
Activities for High School Students, 
Adapted PE, 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Arts and Crafts, 
Camp, 
Cane Travel, 
Choice and Decision Making, 
Functional Skills, 
Games, 
Instruction of Personal Management, 
Recreation, 
Resources, 
Role Models/Mentors for Students, 
Self-Advocacy and Leadership, 
Transition/Future Planning, 
Vocational Education Training
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Description: TSBVI offers summer programs that provide students with instruction in all areas of the ECC.  (Texas students only)
Supporting Young Adults Who Are Deaf-Blind in Their Communities:  A Transition Planning Guide for Service Providers, Families, and Friends (Cost) J. M. Everson (Ed.) Career Education and Transition, 
Deafblind, 
Self Determination
Choice and Decision Making, 
Family Resources, 
Self-Awareness, 
Transition/Future Planning
book Report a problem!
Description: The goal of this book is to guide service providers, family members, and friends in providing transition services to young adults who are deaf-blind.  As such, it represents an effort to express the unique needs of the deafblind population and to integrate best practices into their transition services.
Syndromes Which Often Result in Combined Vision and Hearing Loss K. Moss Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Syndromes/Diseases Word document Report a problem!
Description: This article provides a list of syndromes and their characteristics that cause deafblindness.
Talking the Language of the Hands to the Hands B. Miles Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources
Communication, 
Tactual Related
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: The author discusses the importance of the hands in development of students with deafblindness.
Tangible Symbol Systems: Symbolic Communication for Individuals w/ Multisensory Impairments (Cost) C. Rowland & 
P. Schweigert
Deafblind, 
MIVI
Communication book

video
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Description: This manual accompanies a videotape entitled, 'Tangible Symbol Systems.' It summarizes the techniques shown in the videotape, gives additional background and technical information, and supplies record keeping forms. Many individuals who are unable to communicate through conventional symbols such as speech or manual signs can learn to use tangible symbols, objects, or pictures that bear a concrete relationship to the visual or tactual properties of the entities that they represent.
TDPB Evaluation and the Young Child Who Is Deafblind: Assessing Orientation and Mobility Skills T. Anthony Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
O&M
Instructional Development Word document Report a problem!
Description: O&M assessment tool to use with children who are deafblind.
Texas Deafblind Census N/A Deafblind, 
Professional Resources
Annual Registration website Report a problem!
Description: This document provides information regarding the annual registration of children with a documented or suspected hearing loss and vision loss.
Texas Deafblind Project N/A Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
Professional Resources
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support, 
Resources
website Report a problem!
Description: The Texas Deafblind Project is funded by a federal grant to provide information and training about deafblindness to families and the professionals that work with them.
Texas SenseAbilities Newsletter and See/Hear Archives N/A Arts, 
Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Communication, 
Family Resources, 
Instructional Support, 
Resources
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Publication for instuctors and families of visually impaired children including those with deafblindness and multiple disabilities. It contains current and relevant information for various topics from school to community to home. (Downloadable)
The Bookstore at the American Foundation for the Blind (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Development, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support, 
Professional Books
website Report a problem!
Description: This website provides AFB's most current on-line catalog.
The Callier-Azusa Scale (Cost) R. Stillman (Ed.) Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI
Comprehensive Assessment, 
Development, 
Development of Vision, 
Development-Communication, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Program Planning
website Report a problem!
Description: This developmental scale is used for assessment of children with deafblindness and severe disabilities.
The Importance of Touch in Parent-Infant Bonding G. Newton Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Early Intervention, 
Family Resources
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This early childhood specialist explains the importance of touch with visually impaired infants and their parents.
The INSITE Model: Resources for Family-Centered Intervention for Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers Who Are Visually Impaired (Cost) E. C. Morgan Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
Sensory Efficiency
Early Intervention, 
Hearing Related, 
Instructional Strategies
book Report a problem!
Description: The INSITE model was developed to facilitate the provision of services to multihandicapped, sensory-impaired children in their homes. In this model, parents are the primary facilitators of development. Early intervention is stressed and home is considered the most appropriate setting for intervention. Psychological and emotional support for family members is part of the intervention.
The Intervener in Early Intervention and Educational Settings for Children and Youth With Deafblindness L. Alsop, 
R. Blaha & 
E. Kloss
Deafblind Early Intervention, 
Paraprofessional Support
Word document Report a problem!
Description: An informal resource for explaining the role of the intervener, defining terms used and answering common questions that arise regarding intervening on the part of a student with deafblindness.
The Outreach Department of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Professional Resources, 
Technology
Instructional Support, 
Professional Resources, 
Resources
website Report a problem!
Description: The TSBVI Outreach Department offers services which includes consultation visits to local school districts and information regarding students with visual impairments. Link explains resources and services available. (Texas only)
The Unique Educational and Services Needs of Children with Deaf-Blindness N/A Deafblind, 
Family Resources
General Information article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: A general overview of the unique needs for students of all ages who are deafblind.
Third Person and Prompt Dependency G. Rodriguez-Gill Deafblind, 
Self Determination
Self-Advocacy and Leadership, 
Self-Awareness
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: "This article offers reflections and an approach for dealing with the common set of issues stemming from a weakened self-identity in students with vision loss, including students who are deaf-blind."
Twelve Things You Can Do to Plan for Your Child's Future Today K. Moss Career Education and Transition, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
MIVI
Family Resources, 
Transition/Future Planning
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Article written for parents of children with severe impairments in order to help them prepare for transition into adulthood.
Understanding and Interacting with Infants, Toddlers and Preschool Age Children with Deaf-Blindness (Cost) L. Alsop (Ed.) Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources
Early Intervention, 
Instructional Strategies
book Report a problem!
Description: This manual contains topical information and activities for working with young children who are deafblind.
Usher's Syndrome Mailing List N/A Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Syndromes/Diseases website Report a problem!
Description: Usher-List is an internet forum for people with Usher's, parents, friends, spouses and service providers. 1. To subscribe to this electronic discussion group, via the web, go to www.Onelist.com. 2. To subscribe to this list via e-mail, send an e-mail message to: USHERS-SUBSCRIBE@onelist.com 3. If you have difficulty subscribing, contact the list-owners (Randall Pope and Mark Graffis) at Ushers-owner@onelist.com. E-mail: USHERS-SUBSCRIBE@onelist.com
VI ARD(IEP) Checklist N/A Deafblind, 
Professional Resources
ARD/IEP Meetings Word document Report a problem!
Description: This is a checklist of information which is needed at all ARD's, initial and 3 year re-evaluations, initial ARDs and ARDs for the deafblind.
What is Self-Determination? S. Field et al Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
Professional Resources, 
Self Determination
Resources website Report a problem!
Description: This is an excellent one-page explanation of self-determination and the characteristics of one who possesses those skills. An excellent handout for parents and teachers.
Where Do I Begin? (Cost) N/A Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources
Communication video Report a problem!
Description: This video provides professionals and parents strategies for communication development in young deafblind children.
Who Needs Sports? J. Robinson Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure
Recreation, 
Sports/Games
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: The Family Support Specialist from TSBVI talks about adaptions and resources for students and parents.