Deafblind UK will be hosting a series of free and exciting activities for anyone with a combined sight and hearing loss, in Peterborough between 6th November and 14th December at the Karten Centre, Rainbow Court, Paston Ridings, Peterborough, PE4 7UP. Join us for free trial sessions in: ▪ Meditation for beginners ▪ Art Therapy (3 week course) … Read more
This is the first of our series of films where we tell you more about Deafblind UK, the work we do, and some of the people we support. In this film, some of our members talk about living with deafblindness.
Created by Heather Lawson and Michelle Stevens, this immersive event shares the humour, grief, beauty and profound isolation of their lives as deafblind artists. After an introductory film, you’ll be provided with individual headphones and goggles, then guided into an unseen promenade installation. With light and sound distorted and restricted, it is touch that becomes … Read more
(© Deafblind UK) This timeline explores major historical events which have affected the lives of deaf, blind and deafblind people. It runs from the 4th Century AD to the present day and to our knowledge, is the world’s only resource of its kind. 4th century: The first known tactile alphabet for blind people was … Read more
Your sense of hearing connects you to the people you love. When your hearing is intact, you can hear their questions, their concerns, and their words of love for you. An acute sense of hearing can also protect you from danger. Falling trees, cries of warning, and motors accelerating in your direction will all be … Read more
Dignity in old age. An Inaugural Event organised by Peterborough Pensioners Association. Wednesday 7th November 2018 11am until 2pm, Town Hall, Peterborough Are you looking for company? Do you know if you’re entitled to support whilst caring fora family member? Do you need afvice on fire safety and security at home? Are you eligible for … Read more
Would you like to run the 2019 Great North Run for Deafblind UK? If you think you can fundraise at least £500, we’d love to hear from you! To express your interest, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Great North Run’ in the subject bar Annabelle ran the 2017 London Marathon for us. If you’d like to … Read more
The London Visual Impairment Forum would like to let you know about some events they have coming up which may be of interest to you through the Sporting Sense Project We have some great activities set-up as part of the Sporting Sense project London, which we invite you to get involved in! See below for … Read more
At the start of June, our Chairman, Bob Nolan, gave an inspirational talk at our annual All Staff Conference. This speech in its entirety is now available for you to watch online.
During Deafblind Awareness Week 2018, our Engagement Officer Corinne went to meet Jenny, one of our members. Corinne recorded a number of videos of Jenny speaking about her sight and hearing loss and some of the adjustments she’s made around the house that can help her live the life she chooses. These videos were initially … Read more