Blumberg Center for
Interdisciplinary Studies in Special Education

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training module:
introduction to learners with deafblindness

Module Description - Instructional Outcomes - Instructional Events
Instructional Evaluation - Discussion List


To complete this module, you will need to:
1. Study the module content.
2. Study other resources and report on additional information related to the module topics.
3. Complete the tasks for completion and discussion included in this module.

Tasks for Completion and Discussion

There are six "Tasks for Completion and Discussion" activities that you will be asked to respond to throughout Module One. These tasks are designed to assist your understanding and provide opportunities for implementation, additional practice, and reflection on the topic content. Additionally, if you would like more information about the content of each of the questions included in the Module Index, resources for you to use are listed at the end of each question section and as a compiled list in the bibliography.


1. What are the legal definitions for learners with deafblindness?
(Task for Completion #1)

2. Is there a national database of learners with deafblindness?
(Task for Completion #2)
3. What are the most common conditions that cause deafblindness?
(Task for Completion #3)
4. What impact does both hearing and vision losses have on learners?
(Task for Completion #4)
5. What other issues impact learners with vision and hearing losses that do not impact learners without vision and hearing losses?
(Task for Completion #5)
6. What are some of the national and state resources for learners with deafblindness, their families, and educators?
(TASK for Completion #6)
7. Bibliography

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