Protactile Research Network
Training and Education Resources
Immerse Yourself in a Protactile Environment
Tactile Communications, LLC is a DeafBlind-led, community-based learning and education center for DeafBlind individuals located in Monmouth, Oregon. Check out TC's website for more information.
Protactile Education for You and Your DeafBlind Child
Touch Seeds, LLC is a DeafBlind-led, community based organization in Austin, Texas that provides in-home education and consulting services to DeafBlind children, their families, paraprofessionals, teachers, and interpreters. Touch Seeds also consults on curriculum design, SSP programs and policies, and creates protactile immersion experiences for DeafBlind adults and teens.
Online Resources for Learning Protactile at Any Age
deafblindkids.org is a website documenting research-based practices for protactile communication. While DeafBlind children are the focus, these materials are useful at any age. Learning modules are free and require no registration. Check back often. New modules are always being created!
DeafBlind Interpreting National Training and Resource Center
Repository of online resources aimed at improving the quality and availability of interpreting services in DeafBlind communities.