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New Employment Data for People with Dual Sensory Impairments

Data compiled by NRTC researchers on the employment of individuals with dual sensory impairments (i.e., those who are deaf-blind or have combined vision and hearing loss) marks the first release in recent history of current employment statistics for people with combined hearing and vision loss.

Employment is a primary challenge for individuals with all types of disabilities, and individuals with dual sensory impairments face particular obstacles in this area, due in part to their unique communication difficulties. According to U.S. Census Bureau data, 0.77% of the U.S. po. . .Read More