In order to create comfortable accompaniment to deaf-blind it’s necessary to follow some general recommendations:
Knowledge and skills in deaf-blind people rehabilitation, taking into account their psychological constitution.
Knowledge and skills in finding information, its structuring, adapting to the peculiarities of rehabilitation process, skills of working with various informational resources.
Emotional resistance, knowledge of the means and methods of communication with deaf-blind, ability to provide a feedforward and feedback, knowledge of technologies of interaction between people, delicacy, ability to listen and to “hear” deaf-blind problems, get oriented in changes, which occur in the process of interaction with them and allow to understand better psychological aspects and improve quality of accompaniment.
Knowledge and use of the main legal documents that allow getting oriented in the deaf-blind rehabilitation process from the perspective of law. Solving deaf-blind people problems of different complexity when accompanying them basing on the current knowledge.
Psychological stability, tranquility, kindness, patience, literal perception, attentiveness, responsibility, desire to render assistance to deaf-blind people.
Methods of accompaniment if a deaf-blind doesn’t have residual vision or is practically blind and with any deficit of hearing are totally based on tactile and contact forms of cooperation and communication without use of voice at all.
Methods of accompaniment of deaf-blind people with residual vision or hearing are based on visual, tactile and contact forms of cooperation with an opportunity to use oral speech.