Ruth Bridgeman, Trustee

Five minutes with a Deafblind UK Trustee

To celebrate National Trustees Week, we spoke to Deafblind UK Trustee Ruth Bridgeman… What does your role as a Trustee involve? Being a Trustee for Deafblind UK means I am on the board, so I regularly go to board meetings and I’m part of some sub committees that recommend changes and improvements to the organisation. … Read more

Stone Henge

Accessibility at Stonehenge

Stonehenge dates back to 3000BC and is the best-known pre-historic monument in Europe, providing a fascinating insight into our Neolithic ancestors. A visit to Stonehenge will allow you to explore the ancient burial ground on foot, before discovering the Neolithic Houses, giving a glimpse into the tools and objects of the Neolithic people. Facilities for … Read more

Imtiaz using his tablet

Meet Imtiaz

Volunteers form the bedrock of our digital inclusion project and we are extremely fortunate to benefit from some fantastic people. Imtiaz Naqvi has been a member of Deafblind UK since 2015 and has recently embraced the dual volunteer role of information and awareness officer and digital ambassador with his trademark humour and tireless energy. Imtiaz … Read more

Red and White cane poster

Deafblind Awareness: Red and White Canes

How often do you see a pedestrian with a cane and automatically assume that they are blind? If you see a person with a completely white cane, this will usually mean they are blind, or visually impaired. Pedestrians with a red and white striped cane however, are deafblind (with both sight and hearing impairments). Daphne … Read more