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Welcome to the NCDB Library! On this page you can view our Selected Topics, a collection of online resources maintained by our staff. Search in the box below or browse by clicking on the topics to the left. Or use Advanced Search to search the NCDB Catalog database, the world's largest collection of resources related to deaf-blindness.

NCDB Tools for Technical Assistance

Early Identification & Referral
     Early Identification and Referral Self-Assessment Guide
     Self-Assessment Guide Stories  yellow graphic marking item as new
     Early Identification and Referral Toolbox
     Early Identification and Referral of Infants Who Are Deaf-Blind, 2014 Revision
     2015 - 2016 National Webinar Series 
     The Sooner the Better: A Framework for Training Early Intervention Practitioners on Deaf-Blindness yellow graphic marking item as new
Family Engagement
    Working Together for Families
    Families Matter Stories
    Recommended Knowledge and Skills for State Deaf-Blind Project Family Engagement Coordinators 
    Family Needs Assessment: Summary Report  yellow graphic marking item as new
Interveners & Qualified Personnel 
     Recommendations to Improve Intervener Services 
     Open Hands Open Access Intervener Learning Modules 
     National Intervener Certification E-Portfolio (NICE) 
     Increasing Recognition & Use of Interveners: State Success Stories  yellow graphic marking item as new
     Qualified Personnel for Children with Low Incidence Disabilities: Focus on Deaf-Blindness  yellow graphic marking item as new
     Are Intervener Services Appropriate for Your Student With Deaf-Blindness?: An IEP Team Discussion
     Intervener Services and Interveners in Educational Settings - Definition
     Interveners in the Home and Community: An Under-Recognized Imperative 
    Find additional resources for preparing and supporting qualified personnel on the initiative home page.
     Literacy for Children with Combined Hearing and Vision Loss Website
     Families Matter Stories
National Child Count
      2016 National Child Count Report  yellow graphic marking item as new
     National Deaf-Blind Child Count Interactive Data Maps 
     Accessing the Dream: Preparing Deaf-Blind Youth for a Self-Determined Life 
     Transition Toolkit: Enhancing Self Determination for Young Adults Who Are Deaf-Blind
     Transition Institute Follow-Up: Youth Action Planning  yelllow graphic marking item as new
     Youth Voices
Technical Assistance and Implementation
     Implementing Evidence-Based Practices for Children Who Are Deaf-Blind: A TA Reference Guide yelllow graphic marking item as new
 Webinar Recordings    
     NCDB Webinar Recordings


Ava sits with her brother and sister next to a Christmas tree.

In our newest Families Matter video story, meet Ava Bullis, age 11, of New Jersey!

New Items in Selected Topics

Team Collaboration Sites: A Unique Website About Your Child
An Administrator's Guide to Evidence-Based Practices for Students with DeafBlindness
The Power of Connection
Play Toolkits for Parents and Service Providers
Making Sense of Dance (Booklet & Videos)

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