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Unformatted text preview: Deaf-blindness: when a person has significant impairments in both seeing and hearing (they may have some hearing or sight) o Can be caused by genetic or chromosomal syndromes, or prenatal/postnatal conditions o Needs an emphasis on communication and mobility o For someone who is deaf-blind, getting around, communicating with others, and accessing information is very difficult Resources: Biausa.org- Brain Injury Association of America o Provides facts about Traumatic Brain Injury o Allows people to donate to the cause online or by phone or mail o Has a section on frequently asked questions where parents and childrens can look and see what other people have asked/responded Deafblind.com o Has a section on other internet resources for people with deaf-blindness o Has mailing lists newsletters for deaf-blind people o Has a section on conferences and courses about deaf-blindness throughout the world...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course EDP 256E taught by Professor Charlescatania during the Fall '09 term at Miami University.
- Fall '09