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

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What is Deaf-Blind?

What does the term "Deaf-Blind" mean?  The answer to this and other questions are here.

What is Deaf-Blind?

What NFADB Believes

NFADB believes that individuals who are deaf-blind are valued members of their communities and should have the same opportunities and choices as others in the community.


nfadb in action

Supporting families to ADVOCATE for services

Helping families CONNECT for support

Providing information and training to TEACH families and professionals


In Memoriam

It is with great sorrow that we share the news that our dear friend and Special Advisor of NFADB, Steve Perreault, passed away. Steve was instrumental in the development of NFADB and a longtime supporter of families with individuals who are deaf-blind. Steve was a kind, caring friend to all and will be dearly missed by our deaf-blind community.

Meet Our Families

Read stories from our community and learn more about our family association.

Family spotlight


The National Family Association for Deaf-Blind (NFADB) is pleased to spotlight Alex Black.

State Resources


Find out about specialized resources for Deaf-Blindness in your state.


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Upcoming events

Blog posts

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From November 1 through December 31, 2019, NFADB is offering a 25% discount to celebrate our 25th anniversary!

We hope you take advantage of this offer!

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Our Partners


Helen Keller National Center

National Center on Deaf-Blindness

Perkins School for the Blind


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Our work is supported by organizations and individuals like you.  Support our work


OUR MISSION

NFADB exists to empower the voices of families with individuals who are deaf-blind and advocate for their unique needs.

PHONE OR FAX

Phone: 800.255.0411
Fax: 516.883.9060

MAILING ADDRESS

PO Box 1667
Sands Point, NY 11050

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