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