The current study examines the quality of life for DeafBlind individuals who have support service providers (SSPs) compared to those who do not have SSPs. A measure of quality of life (KIDSCREEN Survey, 2004) was administered to 56 DeafBlind individuals (N=58), ages 18 years and older. Half of the individuals (n = 28) participated in the group with SSPs, and the other half participated in the group without SSPs. Results from the quantitative survey indicate that DeafBlind individuals with SSPs have consistently higher positive responses than those without SSPs.
Whitworth, S. K., & Wilson, J. (2022). Quality of Life For DeafBlind Individuals: Comparing the Effect of Living With and Without Support Service Providers. JADARA, 54(3), 18. Retrieved from https://nsuworks.nova.edu/jadara/vol54/iss3/3