Articles and Publications


Nelson, C., Hyte, H., & Greenfield, R. (2016). Increasing Self-Regulation and Classroom Participation of a Child Who Is Deafblind. American Annals of the Deaf, 160(5), 496-509.
Retrieved from: American Annals of the Deaf

Nelson, C., Greenfield, R., Hyte, H., & Shaffer, J. (2013). Stress, Behavior, and Children and Youth Who Are Deafblind. Research & Practices for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 38(3), 139-156.
Retrieved from: SAGE Journals


Cover page of 2017 CDHD Transition Portfolios booklet.

Transition Portfolios

This first booklet has been written to assist teams in developing a transition portfolio that documents important information about an individual, and to be able to provide this kind of information as they plan a student's transition to a new setting.

Transition Portfolios: A Strategy for Making Easy Transitions PDF

Cover page of 2017 CDHD Cortical Visual Impairment booklet.

Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI)

The content of this second booklet is to provide practical information to families and service providers focusing on Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) which has been identified as the leading cause of visual impairment in the western world.

Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI): Characteristics and Intervention Strategies PDF

Cover page of 2017 CDHD Communication is for Everyone booklet.

Communication is for Everyone!

The focus of this third booklet is to provide you with some basic, but critical things, to think about when developing a communication system for a child who is deafblind and may have additional disabilities.

Communication is for Everyone! Elements and Strategies PDF

Cover page of 2021 CDHD Why Aren't you Paying Attention booklet.

Why Aren't You Paying Attention?

This booklet is the fourth in a series of booklets on topics that are relevant to children and youth who are deaf-blind. The topic is 'attention". How it is defined, questions to ask with regards to how a child may pay attention, different kinds of attention, and the elements that impact attention.

Why Aren't You Paying Attention? Influences and OutcomesPDF