Sanford School of Medicine Center for Disabilities

Links - Deaf-Blindness

http://www.aadb.org "The American Association of the Deaf-Blind(AADB) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) national consumer organization of, by, and for deaf-blind Americans and their supports....Our mission is to ensure that all deaf-blind persons achieve their maximum potential through increased independence, productivity, and integration into the community."

http://www.deafchildren.org

The American Society for Deaf Children (ASDC) "was founded in 1967 as a parent-helping-parent network. Today, ASDC is a national, independent non-profit organization."

http://www.chargesyndrome.org

The Charge Syndrome's Foundations' mission is to "provide support to individuals with CHARGE syndrome and their families; to gather, develop, maintain and distribute information about CHARGE syndrome; and to promote awareness and research regarding its identification, cause and management."

http://usher-syndrome.org

"The Coalition for Usher Syndrome Research is dedicated to helping families cope with Usher Syndrome will working diligently to find a cure."

http://www.handsandvoices.org

"Hands & Voices is dedicated to supporting families with children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing without a bias around communication modes or methodology."

http://www.hknc.org

"The mission of the Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults [HKNC] is to enable each person who is deaf-blind to live and work in his or her community of choice."

http://www.spedex.com/napvi

The National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments (NAPVI) is "a national organization that enables parents to find information and resources for their children who are blind or visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities."

http://nationaldb.org

"The National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness (NCDB) is a national technical assistance and dissemination center for children and youth who are deaf-blind."

http://www.nfadb.org

"The National Family Association for Deaf-Blind (NFADB) is the largest nonprofit national organization of families and individuals who are deaf-blind. NFADB exists to empower the voices of families of individuals who are deaf-blind and to advocate for their unique needs."

http://www.perkins.org

"Perkins School for the Blind provides education and services for children and adults around the world who are blind, deafblind or visually impaired."

http://www.tsbvi.edu

The Texas School for the Blind web site contains information about the school and many general resources on deaf-blindness.
 
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