Educational Services for Children

New England Consortium on Deafblindness

A federally funded grant that operates in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. The grant provides training and consultation services to the families and services providers of children with combined vision and hearing loss at no cost. NEC additionally offers opportunities for family networking and parent support.

NEC Blog

The NEC Blog provides brief informative articles about activities, ideas, and resources for learners who are deafblind and their families and educators.

National Center on Deaf-Blindness

A national technical assistance center funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

NCDB Library

A collection of online resources organized by topic.

Recursos En EspaƱol

Resources from the NCDB library in Spanish.

Literacy for Children with Combined Vision and Hearing Loss

This site is for individuals interested in beginning or enhancing literacy instruction for children with combined vision and hearing loss. Their content is also designed to provide literacy instruction for children with multiple disabilities and other complex learning challenges.

For Families

Page with some resources especially for families, including our new Families Matter video series (a new video story will be posted every few months, each one featuring a different family).

Perkins eLearning

Videos, webinars, online courses, and other resources designed to provide professional development to teachers of children with visual impairment or multiple disabilities.


A website for parents of young children with visual impairments and multiple disabilities including deafblindness.

American Association of the Deaf-Blind

AADB is a national consumer advocacy organization that promotes better opportunities and services for deaf-blind people. (From DB-LINK)

Council for Exceptional Children

An organization for special education professionals.

Cerebral Palsy Guide

A national organization that helps families and individuals affected by cerebral palsy. It provides educational material about CP, parents, and caregivers can be better prepared for raising a child affected by this developmental disorder.

Deafblind International

An international organization for professionals in the field of deafblindness.

The Federation for Children with Special Needs

Provides information, support, and assistance to parents of children with disabilities, their professional partners, and their communities.

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)

NORD is an organization that supports families and individuals with rare diseases through research, resources, and information.