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Understanding deafblindness

Deafblindness is a unique disability that impacts ALL areas of development

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A multi-state collaboration

NEC partners with state agencies in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont.

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Our services

Children who have combined vision and hearing loss (deafblindness) require specialized supports and instruction. Free services are available to children, families, and services providers.

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Meet our team!

Our team of friendly consultants, family specialists, and staff are dedicated to helping families across the five states in our consortium; Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

Upcoming events

Upcoming professional development

Training on Deafblindness and Evidenced Based practices

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Upcoming family events

Opportunities to meet other families and learn about Deafblindness.