Current Resources From the National Center on Deaf-Blindness (NCDB)
Posted on May 23, 2023
Identification of Usher Syndrome: Information and Resources • CVI vs. Other Visual Impairments in Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities • Active Learning Practice Guide
Identification of Usher Syndrome: Information and Resources Usher syndrome is a leading genetic cause of combined hearing and vision loss. Identification of Usher Syndrome, a new NCDB product written by Nancy O’Donnell of the Usher Syndrome Coalition, provides essential information and resources for families and professionals.
CVI vs. Other Visual Impairments in Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities What are the differences between students with significant cognitive disabilities who have cortical visual impairment (CVI) and those with other types of visual impairment? Learn about this and more at the NCDB/ATLAS Report page.
Active Learning Practice Guide For a child who is deaf-blind, Active Learning strategies create motivating environments that promote curiosity, learning, and engagement. Check out NCDB’s Active Learning practice guide, which details the key components of this instructional practice.