Peer Support for Students who are Deaf-Blind
BC FlagThis web site was developed as a resource for students who are deaf-blind who are attending a post-secondary institution (a college, university or technical school) in the province of British Columbia, Canada.  The site may also be of interest to interpreters, intervenors, Disabled Student Service coordinators, families and friends.

Within this site you will find a lot of valuable information.

Go to Peer Support Introductory page

Learn more about Entering the Post Secondary System

Learn about valuable Classroom Adaptations

Learn valuable Definitions, including an expanded section on Causes

Resources and Links that will help you succeed

Get information on Funding Sources

Learn about Adaptive Technology that is available for Deaf-Blind students

Read the many Student Profiles

Check out the new Adaptive Technology Links page

Have fun!

Any input, feedback or suggestions are welcome.  Please send them to me, Thanks.

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Site Launched December 31, 1999.
Last Updated August 21, 2001.

The terminology used by people who are deaf and blind reflects the etiology of the disability.  For example, people who are born deaf and become blind often use D/deaf-blind to show they were first deaf.  These people often have sign language as their first language.  People born with both disabilities often are classified as deafblind.  People who are born blind and become deaf often use the term deaf/blind to identify themselves.” Susse, Hugh “Terminology Deafblind, Deaf/Blind or Deaf-Blind?”  Deafblindness, 1996.
For the purposes of inclusion within this web site, I will use the term deaf-blind.

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