DB Link (Perkins School)

Contact Information

175 North Beacon Street""
Watertown, MA 02472

(800) 854-7013 (TTY)
Toll Free: (800) 438-9376
Fax: (617) 923-8076

View the DB Link (Perkins School) website

Information Specialist: Betsy McGinnity
E-mail: Betsy.McGinnity@perkins.org

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 5 PM

Additional Locations: None.

Organization Narrative

DB Link (Perkins School) Using a specialized library of materials, and other current research tools, DB-LINK information specialists are available to locate information on any topic, needed to meet the needs of children who are deaf-blind. DB-Link maintains a current listing of state technical assistance projects, agencies, private groups and consultants throughout the US with expertise in providing services and support for persons who are deaf-blind.

Population(s) Served

DB-LINK is a federally funded information and referral service established to collect, develop and distribute information to help improve the education and lives of children and youth who are deaf-blind, ages birth to 21.


Language Line (AT&T),


The DB-LINK web site provides access to:

  • a catalog database listing articles, books and other materials
  • a resource database listing agencies and organizations, the full text of all DB-LINK fact sheets
  • listing of job opportunities.


Service is available to the general public


Free of charge