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The New York DeafBlind Collaborative (NYDBC) is a federally funded grant (10/1/2023 – 9/30/2028) that provides technical assistance to improve services for children and youth who are DeafBlind between the ages 0-22.

NYDBC is fiscally managed by the Research Foundation of the City University of New York (CUNY) and provides services throughout the entire state of New York.

NYDBC maintains a statewide child count of children and youth with combined hearing and vision loss, provides training to families and professionals and acts as a resource on deafblindness.

Who We Serve

  • NYDBC provides support to schools, agencies, professionals and families on behalf of children and young adults with both hearing and vision loss between the ages of 0-22.
  • Anyone in New York State can access NYDBC as a resource on deafblindness.
  • All services are free and do not conflict with services listed on the Individualized Education Program that is supported through the school district.

NYDBC is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (#H326T230034), under the direction of Eric Caruso, OSEP Project Officer.