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A student with deaf-blindness is one who has been determined to meet the eligibility criteria for a student with a visual impairment and has a suspected hearing loss that cannot be demonstrated conclusively, but a speech/language therapist, a certified speech and language therapist, or a licensed speech language pathologist indicates there is no speech at an age when speech would normally be expected; and has documented hearing and visual losses that, if considered individually, may not meet the requirements for auditory impairment or visual impairment, but the combination of such losses adversely affects the student's educational performance; or has a documented medical diagnosis of a progressive medical condition that will result in concomitant hearing and visual losses that, without special education intervention, will adversely affect the student's educational performance.

Center for Parent Information and Resources

American Association for the Deaf-Blind

National Center on Deaf-Blind -State Deaf-Blind Projects

Helen Keller National Center for the Deaf–Blind Youths and Adults (HKNC)

Deafblind International