Indiana Deaf-Blind Services Project

The Indiana Deafblind Services Project is a statewide service authorized under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEIA). It is administered by the Blumberg Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Special Education at Indiana State University. The Project's goal is to improve the quality of educational services available to Indiana's infants, toddlers, children, and youth with deafblindness. 

On this site . . . 

Project Information: Learn more about the Project and its mission. 

Definition of Deafblindness: Learn more about deafblindness and who qualifies for services from our project. 

Making Referrals: Register students on the Indiana Deafblind Census so that the families and the student's teachers can receive services from our project. 

For Families: Check out information just for families of children who are deafblind.

Lending Library: Browse our online loan library database for resources and information about deafblindness.

Training Modules: Access training modules on topics related to deafblindness.

Newsletters: Find your favorite Project newsletter in .pdf files. 

Resources: Resources for the best information on teaching students who are deafblind and may have other multiple disabilities. 

Advisory Committee: Meet the members of the Deafblind Project Advisory Committee. 

Conferences and Workshops: Check out the upcoming workshops and conferences for service providers and families of children and youth who are deafblind. 

Discussion Lists: Join one or more of our email discussion groups where you can ask questions, talk with other parents, share teaching strategies and discuss important issues with other families, teachers and service providers who work with students who have dual sensory impairments. 

Contact Us: Feel free to contact us for any reason, including comments about the website. Your input is important as we continue project activities, so please let us know your thoughts!