FAMILY LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES – October 2019

The Impact of Raising a Child with Deaf-Blindness on a Family

Raising a child with deaf-blindness comes with extraordinary moments of joy, as well as times of increased stress and feeling overwhelmed. Parenting a child with deaf-blindness involves more time spent managing medical appointments, navigating service systems, and educating others about your child and their unique needs. We hope these resources help you gain new perspectives and insights to help manage the demands of daily life.

Parent to Parent: Understanding Stress and Strategies for Coping

This 3-page article talks about coping strategies for handling stress when raising a child with complex needs.

The Impact of Deafblindness on the Family

In this 17-minute webcast, Marlin Minkin, M.S. addresses the issues that families struggle with
related to raising children who are deafblind. Marlin is a psychologist with extensive national and
international experience.


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