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The sense of touch is extremely important for children who are deaf-blind and is a developing area of knowledge for many who work with this population. The resources below present basic considerations for understanding the sense of touch and its relationship to communication and well being for persons who are deaf-blind.

From Active Touch to Tactile Communication: What's Tactile Cognition Got to Do With It?

Media Presentations on Tactile Symbols

Touch from The Deafblind Disabled Baby

Becoming Aware Through Touch (p.4)

Project SALUTE: Successful Adaptations for Learning to Use Touch Effectively

Reflections on Deafblindness: Hands & Touch

Some Things to Learn from Learning Through Touch

Touch: A Magical Means of Communication (Described in Workshop Presentations Section)

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