More on the Brain

by DB-LINK on Nov 30, 2009
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A number of resources on aspects related to the BRAIN and deaf-blindness are not available online. The following is a list of some key resources.  If you would like help in locating items on the list or getting additional information, contact us via email at

Understanding Deafblindness: Issues, Perspectives, and Strategies --Alsop, Linda, M.Ed. (Ed.) Logan, UT: SKI-HI Institute, Utah State University. (2002)A comprehensive 2-volume curriculum for parents, interveners, and service providers working with children and young adults who are deaf-blind. The chapter on Neurological Issues provides an overview of the central nervous system and the educational implications of integrating sensory information. Available from Hope Publishing, Inc. Phone/Fax: 435-245-2888 .E-mail: Cost: $175.00.

Communicating Research to Practice and Practice to Research: From Theoretical Contributions to Therapeutic Interventions --Nicholas, Jude. Paper presented at 13th Deafblind International World Conference on Deafblindness, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, August 5-10, 2003. (2003) This is the text of a plenary session from the 2003 Deafblind International World Conference. Dr. Jude Nicholas from the Resource Center for the Deafblind in Norway, discussed ways to approach research in the field of deafblindness and how to link clinical research and practice. His talk focused primarily on what current cognitive neuroscience can tell us about how sensory deprivation influences brain function, particularly as it relates to concept of neuroplasticity.  

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