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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.

Supporting families to ADVOCATE for services

Helping families CONNECT for support

Providing information and training to TEACH families and professionals

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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.

In his honor, NFADB is proud to announce

The Steve Perreault Award

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 Lisa Lopatofsky and family 

State Resources

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

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


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Our work is supported by organizations and individuals like you.  

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Donation goal

Goal: $50,000.00
Collected: $43,408.00


Phone: 800.255.0411
Fax: 516.883.9060


PO Box 1667
Sands Point, NY 11050

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