Deaf Blind Communication

How do Deaf-Bind people communicate?

~ You can get a Deaf-blind persons attention by gently touching his or her hand

~ Each Deaf-blind person uses different ways to communicate depending on their level of impairment

~ Tactile sign language is one of the most common forms of communication the person that is signing to the blind will sign into their hand so they can feel what they are signing

~ In addition to tactile signing, many Deaf-blind people use communication methods such as print on palm, speech reading, and Tadoma.