National Child Count

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National Child Count

Each year in December, state projects serving children who are deaf-blind report on children identified in their state. The count serves as the common vehicle to meet federal grant requirements for both the state/multi-state and national technical assistance projects. It also serves as a common data collection and reporting mechanism for use across the country. This group serves as the nexus for state project activities related to the child count, its purpose, focus and discussions.

Conducting Your Annual Child Count


Below are the things you need for conducting and submitting your states annual child count. 

Watch this presentation on quick tips and instruction

Instructions and Forms 

Confidentiality Materials

Data System Considerations

Annual Reports

2013 Annual Child Count Report

National Child Count Annual Reports 2004-2013 

The National Deaf-Blind Child Count:1998-2005 Review

Data Display and Analysis Tools

National Child Count Interactive Maps  

Use the Forums to ask questions or share strategies with other project staff

For specific questions related to Technical Assistance, contact Mark Schalock

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