A child’s formative years are a crucial part of their development

, by Christine Roman-Lantzy, has been revised and updated for the first time since its 2007 publication. Educators, therapists, physicians, and parents of children with CVI will find fresh research and insights into CVI, its development and progression, and a complete framework for assessment and intervention with children affected by this condition.

Organizations For Deafblind

The Children of SilenceCommittee is a group of Southeastern Florida business professionals involvedin raising money to sustain a home-center for deafblind children.


Development Charts for Blind & Visually Impaired …

Atlantic AvenueDeafblindness is a dark lonely place many children helplessly inhabit.

They are:Home: Bringing It All Back Home: Family-driven assessmentand intervention for Children Who Are Deaf-Blind. Parents of childrenwho are deaf-blind will participate in this project to develop assessment,intervention and transition materials designed by and for family membersto evaulate their children, establish intervention priorities and advocatefor successful transitions for their children with dual sensory impairments.


Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Lesley Potgieter writes about the emotional development of children with special needs. As we focus on our children's cognitive and physical development, are we ignoring their emotional development?

NCDB: National Center on Deaf-Blindness

Today, the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) and the American Printing House for the Blind (APH) announced a partnership with the mutual goal of generating substantial impact on the lives of children and adults who are blind or visually impaired. APH will become the steward of several key programs founded by AFB and assume responsibility for ensuring their continued impact.

Child development stages - Wikipedia

Department of Education,Office of Special Education, Severe Disabilities Branch.
AState-Wide, Inter-Agency Resource and Support Program for Children andYouth with Deaf-Blindness.

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSBVI)

The UK Council for Disabled Children offers a free development journal on babies and young children with visual impairments which is intended for parents and professionals who work with young children.

Professional Development for Teachers of the Visually …

Read about Louis Braille and discuss how, at a very young age (15), Louis Braille invented Braille and how it is widely used today. Louis Braille: The Blind Boy Who Wanted to Read by Dennis B. Fradin (1997) is a large picture book. Often, children are surprised that Braille was invented by such a young person.

PDRIB | Braille Activities for Children

The project has four operant goals:(a) Identify children who are deaf-blind through outreach, project visibility,coordinating identification efforts with other state child find efforts,and assisting families and service providers with validation of sensoryloss; (b) deliver technical assistance to families; (c) Deliver technicalassistance to service providers in the areas of parent education, transition,transdisciplinary assessments, teacher competencies and current best practicesbeing the focus; and (d) Enhance community oversight and coordinate andcollaborate with state and national organizations.