Deafblind Literature Review

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Imagine children born with a dual sensory loss being Deaf and Blind, and not having access to the world around them but only to the end of their fingertips (Miles, 2008). Children are unique in their own ways with individual potentials and curiosities. They have young, growing minds and are thirsty for knowledge with a need to communicate and interact. They need opportunities to explore, create, question, share, and stimulate their senses academically, linguistically, socially, emotionally, and physically to learn about their surroundings and interact with others.
The purpose of this literature review is to address an under-served population, DeafBlind (DB) children, who are a unique group with exceptional individual communication abilities