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Touch as a teaching strategy with DeafBlind children

Teachers use touch as a teaching strategy for deafblind children with additional disabilities. Which strategies work best?
At the top of the banner it says "Project Salute: Successful Adaptations for Learning to Use Touch Effectively." Below that are five different photos of various adults working with young DeafBlind children and infants.

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People who are DeafBlind often communicate, explore the world, and learn new things by touch. Teachers often use touch as a teaching strategy with DeafBlind children. The authors of this article explore what kinds of touch have been validated as a teaching strategy. Their focus is on learning among DeafBlind children who have additional disabilities, such as intellectual disabilities or mobility disabilities.

The article is old, as it published in 2001. The web page is partly accessible for people using screen reading software, but with some difficulty. Its images do not use alt tags to describe them for people who cannot see them.

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