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NCDB Products

NCDB and the projects that preceded the national center, DB-LINK and NTAC, have a record of producing materials and products that are relevant to services for children who are deaf-blind.  All of these products are in the public domain and we welcome any feedback related to their use. 

NCDB Tools for Technical Assistance   

Early Identification

 The Sooner the Better: A Framework for Training Early Intervention Practitioners on Deaf-Blindness  
  Early Identification and Referral Self-Assessment Guide

Family Engagement

 Families Matter Video Stories  

   Family Leadership Project Website

 Recommended Knowledge and Skills for State Deaf-Blind Project Family Engagement Coordinators  

   Working Together for Families: State Deaf-Blind Project & Parent Center Collaborations

Interveners and Qualified Personnel

 Intervener Services Recommendations

 Open Hands, Open Access: Deaf-Blind Intervener Modules

  National Intervener Certification E-Portfolio (NICE)  

 Definition - Intervener Services and Interveners in Educational Settings

  Are Intervener Services Appropriate for Your Student With Deaf-Blindness? An IEP Team Discussion Guide


 Literacy for Children With Combined Vision and Hearing Loss Website 

National Child Count  

 National Child Count Annual Reports

 National 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

Technical Assistance and Implementation 

  Implementing Evidence-Based Practices for Children Who Are Deaf-Blind: A TA Reference Guide  

NCDB Publications

Topical Publications

  • This set of publications covers broad knowledge areas specific to understanding deaf-blindness and the implications for service and developing practice particular to the needs of children.

Practice Perspectives

  • This series of publications is designed to expand and broaden the use of current information resources on a specific data based or research based topic by developing easily understandable products with accessible formats.

Information Packets

  • Information packets offer selected resources and materials that can be tailored and delivered for a specific audience.

Deaf-Blind Perspectives

  • Published since 1993, Deaf-Blind Perspectives is a free offers articles, essays, and announcements about topics related to people who are deaf-blind.

NCDB Enews

  • The latest network news and information delivered to your email six times a year. 
NCDB Brochure

NCDB Webinars


  • Recent webinar presentations sponsored by NCDB.

Archived Webinars

  • Webinars presented by NCDB from 2006 - 2013.

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