Congenital Deafblindness

Resources

Assessment

Validation of evidence-based assessment strategies to promote achievement in children who are deafblind
http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/research/centers-institutes/institute-on-development-and-disability/design-to-learn/completed-projects/assessment-deafblind-children.cfm

Home Talk
http://www.nationaldb.org/documents/HomeTalk.pdf

Communication

Auslan Tutor
http://www.ridbc.org.au/resources/auslan_tutor.asp

Bodily Emotional Traces
http://www.socialstyrelsen.dk/handicap/dovblindfodt/filer_dovblindfodt/bloeming.pdf-1/view

Deafblind International Communication Network
http://www.deafblindinternational.org/network_communication.html

Deafblind International Tactile Communications Working Group
http://www.deafblindinternational.org/network_tcwg.html

HOP: Hanging Out Program: Interaction for people at risk of isolation
http://www.cddh.monash.org/products-resources.html#hop

Key Work Sign Australia
http://www.newcastle.edu.au/research-centre/special-education/key-word-sign-australia/

Language and Cogenital Deafblindness
http://discovery.dundee.ac.uk/handle/10588/1299

Signed English
http://www.sign.com.au/index.php

Tactile Signs – Body Signing
http://www.icevi.org/publications/ICEVI-WC2002/papers/02-topic/02-joint.htm

Tangible Symbols Systems Primer
http://www.designtolearn.com/uploaded/pdf/Tangible-Symbols-Primer-07-09x.pdf

Learning

Learning to Learn
http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/research/centers-institutes/institute-on-development-and-disability/design-to-learn/completed-projects/upload/Learning-to-Learn-Final-Report.pdf

Project SALUTE: Successful Adaptations for Learning to Use Touch Effectively
http://www.projectsalute.net/indextext.html

Websites on Deafness, Blindness & Deafblindness

Children who are Deafblind with Cochlear Implants
http://www.kidsdbci.org/index.html

Deafblind International
http://www.deafblindinternational.org/homepage.html

Design to Learn (D2L) Project – Oregon Health & Science University
http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/research/centers-institutes/institute-on-development-and-disability/design-to-learn/about-us/index.cfm

Education Queensland Disability Services Support Unit (DSSU) information about students who are deafblind and/or multi-sensory impaired
http://www.learningplace.com.au/deliver/content.asp?pid=8841

National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness (USA)
http://www.nationaldb.org/about.php

National Deaf Children’s Society (UK)
http://www.ndcs.org.uk/family_support/additional _and_complex_needs/index/html#contentblock7

Perkins School for the Blind (USA)
http://www.perkins.org/
www.perkinsproducts.org/

RIDBC Renwick Centre: For Research and Professional Education
http://www.ridbc.org.au/renwick/index.php

Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC)
http://www.ridbc.org.au/

Sense UK
http://www.sense.org.uk/

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Materials on Deafblindness
http://www.tsbvi.edu/materials-on-deafblindness

Interveners and Children who are Deafblind
http://intervener.org/

Journals and Regular Publications

AER Journal: Research and Practice in Visual Impairment and Blindness
Fall and Summer 2010 – Special Focuas on Deafblindness
Publication of the Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (Journal now called Insight: Research and Practice in Visual Impairement and Blindness)
http://www.aerbvi.org/modules.php?name-News&file=categories&op=newindex&catid=8

Dbl Review
Dbl Review is the print magazine of Deafblind International
http:www.deafblindinternational.org/dbireview.html

Deaf-Blind Perspectives
Publications of the Teaching Research Institute of Western Oregon University and The National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness
http://www.nationalbd.org/dbp/index.htm

PMLD Link
A journal and website which shares good practice in supporting children and adults with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD)
http://www.pmldlink.org.uk/the-journal/
http://www.pmldnetwork.org/resources/index.htm

reSources
Publication of the California Deaf-Blind Services
http://www.cadbs.org/newsletter/

Beacon
The Magazine of the Australian Deafblind Council
http://www.deafblind.org.au/newsletter.asp