Definitions for "Deaf-blind"
Refers to people who have significant, but not necessarily total, loss of both vision and hearing (dual sensory loss). Deaf-blind people may be culturally Deaf, oral deaf, late deafened, or hard of hearing, and their mode of communication varies accordingly. The dual sensory loss may be due to illness, injury, age-related losses or genetically-caused condition.
(Also deaf/blind and deafblind.) Having some hearing loss and some sight loss. Very few deafblind people are both profoundly deaf and totally blind.
a disability; a loss of both hearing and vision abilities requiring special education to achieve full potential.