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Resources and Links

Accessibility and Educational Resources

  • The National Center on Deaf-Blindness is a resource for anyone involved with children who are deaf-blind, birth to 21. It has a library of articles, videos and, webinars, a calendar of events, and publishes a report on the annual census of children who are deaf-blind.

  • iCanConnect, the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program (NDBEDP), provides free access to distance communication equipment to people with significant combined hearing and vision loss who meet the program's income and disability guidelines. Learn more.

  • Affordable Colleges Online created this guide to show how today’s colleges and universities are improving their technology and resources to help students with visual disabilities earn degrees. The new guide also provides a list of online technology and literary resources students with impairments can use on their own to get ahead. Learn more.

  • Disability benefits for children and adults with Usher Syndrome offer monthly payments that can ease worries and make life more comfortable. These benefits are typically paid through the Social Security Administration’s (SSA’s) Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Programs. Learn more.

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