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Deaf blindness 2021-10-06T13:11:38-06:00

Contact- Lorie Pacheco or your EA EA/LEA assignments

Deaf-blindness means concomitant hearing and visual impairments, the combination of which causes such severe communication and other developmental and educational needs that they cannot be accommodated in special education programs solely for children with deafness or children with blindness. (34 CFR Sec. 300.8(c)(2))


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) 800-233-1839

American Printing House for the Blind (APH) 800-223-1839

Association for the Education and Rehabilitation for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Helen Keller National Center for Deaf- blindness

Learning Ally
(formerly Recordings for the Blind and Dyslexic)
Toll free: 800-221-4792

Library of Congress
Toll free: 800-424-8567

Local Lions Club

National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments (NAPVI)
Toll Free: 800-562-6265

National Center on Deaf-Blindness
Toll free: 877-614-4051

New Mexico Academy of Ophthalmology

New Mexico Commission for the Blind

New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Toll free: 800-437-3505

New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Instructional Resource Center (IRC)
Toll free: 800-437-3505 ext. 4437

New Mexico State Library
Toll Free: 800-456-5515

Project for New Mexico Students who are Deaf-Blind
Toll free: 877-614-4051

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Toll free: 800-872-5273

Page last updated October 6, 2021