Communication at Home and in the Community
A compilation of responses received from families of children who are deaf-blind regarding strategies to promote communication in the home and community. Specifically, four questions are asked: 1) How can we facilitate and promote a child’s individualized mode of communication?, 2) How can we increase the number of people who can effectively communicate with our children?, 3) How can we encourage others to respect our children and feel more comfortable interacting with them? and, 4) How can parents support and promote communication when personal time and energy are limited? It is a collection of strategies, advice and suggestions.