- A deaf-blind child or student may have problems experiencing new things. Therefore, teacher-student bonding is critical, because learning without sight and without the ability to hear requires a lot of trust.
- Deaf-blind students might be passive or want to stay in one place and let the world come to them, but they only learn by doing
- Laura Bridgman was the first deaf-blind person to enter the New England Asylum for the blind in 1837. Since 1837 deaf-blind education programs has been service and education for the deaf and blind.
- Perkins school for the blind was the first blind school in the United States. Helen Keller attended there.