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Deaf-Blindness (Virginia Department of Education, VDOE)


“Deaf-Blindness” means hearing and visual impairments occurring at the same time, 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 §  300.7 (c) (3); 8VAC20-81-10.


Curriculum/Instructional Methods Deaf-Blind Disability Characteristics Elementary High School Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Middle School Parent/Family Preschool Professional Resources State Laws