Who is eligible?
Children living in Mississippi, birth through 21 years of age, with varying degeres of hearing and vision losses.
Who can request services?
Any parent, family member, or service/care provider of a child, birth through 21 years with both vision and hearing losses.
If you have a child that is eligible for assistance through the MS Deaf-Blind Project, please print and fill out the following forms in the referral packet and send them back to us along with supporting documentation. Someone from our office will be in contact with you regarding your request. (All documents are PDFs).
coverpage for registry packet
checklist - use this list to ensure that all necessary documents are submitted
4-page registry application - to be completed, signed and returned in order to have child placed on federal registry
consent/release of information form - needs to be signed and returned BEFRE MSDB can work with child
federal definition of Deaf-Blindness
brochure - English
brochure - Spanish
business reply stamp for returning information. Print, cut around the border and glue or tape to your envelope to send application and documentation back to the project.