National Center on Deaf-Blindness

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The National Center on Deaf-Blindness (NCDB) provides technical assistance to meet the needs of children (birth to 21) with deaf-blindness in five initiative areas: early identification and intervention; family engagement; interveners and qualified personnel; transition; and assessment, planning, and instruction. It's universal, targeted, and intensive TA is conducted in concert with state deaf-blind projects throughout the U. S., and with national family organizations. NCDB has an extensive website with information and products to support its TA as well as relevant information on deaf-blindness of use to families, service providers, and the general public.

Director(s)
Linda McDowell, Ph.D., Co-Director
Samuel Morgan, Ed.D., Co-Director
TA Providers email
support@nationaldb.org
Regions Served
National
States Served
Alabama
Alaska
American Samoa
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Guam
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Northern Mariana Islands
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Puerto Rico
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
U.S. Virgin Islands
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
Level of Support
Tiered
Specialty Area
Career and Technical Education
Early Childhood Educators
Educator Effectiveness
Educator Preparation
Evidence Based Practices
Family Engagement
Intensive Supports
Other Specialty Areas: Early Identification and Intervention; Transition to Adulthood; Assessment, Planning and Instruction; Annual Child Count of Children Who Are Deaf-Blind
Supporting Intervener Services Infrastructure
Primary Audience
Administrators
Families
School Districts
Schools
State Education Agencies
Teachers
Other Primary Audiences: State Deaf-Blind Projects
Services
Consulting
Content Expertise
Convening Stakeholders
Facilitation
Other Services Provided: Assisting State Deaf-Blind Projects to Implement Systems Change in Their States; Assisting State Deaf-Blind Projects to Provide Effective Child-Specific TA to Educational Teams
Comprehensive Website on Deaf-Blindness and Technical Assistance