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The 2022 National Deafblind Child Count Report provides an annual “snapshot” of children and youth who are deafblind in the United States, including

  • Demographic data
  • The types and severity of vision and hearing losses
  • Causes of deafblindness and the types and prevalence of additional disabilities
  • Comparisons with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part B and Part C annual child counts
  • Educational settings and services
  • Living settings
  • Part B and Part C exiting status information

Annual National Deafblind Child Count reports provide critical information to guide technical assistance, personnel preparation, scholarship, and research related to deafblindness in children and youth.

©2023 National Center on Deafblindness

Suggested citation: National Center on Deafblindness. (2023). 2022 National deafblind child count report.

Reports from previous years can be accessed from the NCDB National Child Count page.

Download a PDF version of the 2022 National Child Count Report


National Center on Deafblindness

Helen Keller National Center

141 Middle Neck Road

Sands Point, NY 11050


The contents of this publication were developed under a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, #H326T230030. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. Project Officer, Susan Weigert.

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