Category Archives: Deafblind awareness

Access, Communication and planning to be Disability Friendly COVID19 update June 2020

Time for an update and here we are in 2020… in the middle of a pandemic and social isolation is all around us. Un-lipreadable face masks. GDPR rules… Communication going all haywire… Discrimination galore…. Stereotyping and ignorance…. Ahhh – so … Continue reading

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Lament of a new resident in an old people’s house

Before you read this – remember the vast majority of people in old people’s homes are likely to be deaf, or deafblind…..  Make sure you know how to communicate effectively if you are working in a care setting.  Disabled people … Continue reading

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Exploring Deafblindness – it can and does happen to anyone

So what is this all about? To be deafblind  – no hearing, no sight – wonder if they know what’s happening around them? Surely deafblind people have lots of help, don’t they? They must be living in sheltered housing where … Continue reading

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