New England Consortium of Deafblind Projects New England Consortium on Deafblindness (NEC)

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Contact Information

New England Consortium on Deafblindness (NEC)
Contact: Tracy Evans Luiselli, Project Director
Email Address: tracy.luiselli@perkins.org
Phone: 617-972-7515
Fax: 617-972-7354

175 North Beacon Street Watertown, MA 02472
Area Served: Greater Boston

Map Location New England Consortium of Deafblind Projects

Narrative

US DOE funded program to assist state agencies in developing their capacity to serve and educate children who are deafblind in Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, and New Hampshire. Available Technical Assistance/Consultation is on-site regional and multi-state training relative to "effective practices" in deafblind education; child-specific consultation to team members working with children who are deafblind; consultation specific to family issues, particularly in the area of advocacy training and self-determination; community resource & evaluation referral and information dissemination.

Service Types

  • Disability Awareness
  • Family Support

Program Type

  • Information/Referral

Populations Served

  • DeafBlind

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22

Languages Spoken

  • American Sign Language
  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Services at School
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service