DeafBlind Culture

A woman and man communicate in tactile sign language while the man also holds a white cane.


Welcome to an introductory exploration of DeafBlind culture. Understanding the unique experiences and cultural nuances of DeafBlind individuals is crucial for fostering inclusive environments and respectful and meaningful interactions.

This resource is designed with providers in mind, offering insights and guidance for professionals working closely with DeafBlind individuals. However, its relevance extends to family members, friends, and colleagues who seek to deepen their understanding and respect for DeafBlind culture.

This is just an introduction to the topic. For further information on this topic we encourage you to reach out to your regional representative at the Helen Keller National Center.

To find your regional representative go to:

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