SSPs: What Are They and Why Are They Necessary?
It's estimated that 1.2 million Americans are both deaf and visually impaired. Dealing with this dual sensory loss can be challenging at the very least and devastating at its worst, causing profound isolation and loneliness. Support Service Providers can make a huge difference in improving the quality of lives for individuals who are Deaf-Blind.
This informative and engaging documentary chronicles travels with the Deaf-Blind Explorers—vividly portraying how Support Service Providers work with Deaf-Blind individuals, whether they're on a bus, a whale watching excursion, a tour through a rainforest, or on a thrilling dog-sled ride!
Personal testimonials by Donna Ragland of Morrison, Colorado, and other Deaf-Blind travelers, describe the value of Support Service Providers: how their services enable them to access the world around them, participate in their communities, and maintain and enjoy an active life.