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National Family Association for Deaf-Blind - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

National Family Association for Deaf-Blind
141 Middle Neck Road
Sands Point, NY 11050
(516) 883-9060 (Fax)
(800) 255-0411 (Toll-Free)
NFADB@aol.com
http://www.nfadb.org/home.html

Brief Description

The National Family Association for Deaf-Blind (NFADB) is the largest nonprofit national organization of families of individuals who are deaf-blind.

NFADB believes that individuals who are deaf-blind are valued members of society and are entitled to the same opportunities and choices as other members of their community

Staff

Linda Syler, President, l.syler@cox.net

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Advocacy
    • Trains and supports families as they advocate for their needs.
  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Collaborates with organizations, such as NCDB, DB-Link, National Coalition on Deafblindness, AADB, AFB to strengthen consumer and family representation at the national level.

Services for Children

  • Support for Parents
    • Trains and supports families as they advocate for their needs.

Services for Professionals

  • Professional Training
    • Advises professionals researching best practices for educating, training and assisting individuals who are deaf-blind.
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