Welcome to our Families Matter stories! Told mostly through video, they will introduce you to children and young adults who are deaf-blind and their families. As you get to know them, you will discover how individuals who are deaf-blind learn, develop, and live their lives.See previous Families Matter Stories
Meet Ava Bullis as She Transitions to a New School
Ava lives in New Jersey and has combined vision and hearing loss due to Usher syndrome. Her family recently moved to a new town, and she changed schools at the beginning of fifth grade. Parents, administrators, and teachers worked together to make the transition as smooth as possible, and she's thriving in her new school.
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Follow this link to the National Family Association for Deaf-Blind (NFADB) website to find collections of stories from families of individuals who are deaf-blind.
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