NEC Blog

Smiling woman with blond hair and a pink baseball cap kneels next to a happy boy holding a trophy in a wheelchair.
January 13, 2021
Meet Lily, NEC's newest Education Consultant!
a handrail embossed in braille which includes a poetic description of a sweeping view of the Italian City of Napoli
January 4, 2021
Did you know? Six fun facts about braille!
a baby reads a book next to an adult family member
December 17, 2020
For the young child with deafblindness, home is the first and best place to begin literacy development, and it’s never too early to start!
a baby sits surrounded by his toys.
December 1, 2020
Learn about different sounds and listening skills with Dr. Honore Weiner.
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October 29, 2020
The Family Connections Series consists of monthly calls, and each call features a different educational topic and an open discussion for parents!
A photo of a boy is beside the words "world sight day 2020"
October 7, 2020
Hope in Sight
 A boy in a red shirt plays JENGA
September 17, 2020
A list of fun family activities and adaptations!
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September 8, 2020
Whether your child will be learning remotely, attending school in person, or participating in a hybrid model, we have some helpful tips for you!
colorful books sit in a row
July 15, 2020
Resources, ideas, and adaptations.
Vaciliza stands outside in front of a tree wearing a bright blue graduation cap and gown and  a black dress.
July 1, 2020
Read about Vaciliza's high school experience as a student with vision and hearing loss.
A student sits at his desk beside his computer and his iPad
June 16, 2020
NEC's family specialist, Sonu, shares tips and ideas for socializing through distance technology.
Close up of partial view of 3 x 3 red grid set into a black board. Red and blue peg are velcroed to the board. Bella's hand is s
May 19, 2020
Ideas and resources for parents.
Jaimi Lard signs with a Grafton school system nurse during presentation to the Grafton School nurses on Tuesday October 31, 2017
May 1, 2020
Resources for you and your family to use at home.
A boy sits on the floor sorting socks.
April 10, 2020
Tips for creating a daily schedule and ideas for working with kids in a playful, but structured manner while we are all home-bound due to COVID-19.
A child reads a tactile page with the help of an adult.
April 1, 2020
Routine is the foundation for communication, concept development, and education, but how do we incorporate routines into home and family life?

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