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Get outside this summer

Extensive research has revealed that getting outdoors can help us to: Improve our cardiovascular health and fitness Reduce stress and anxiety Sharpen short-term memory Concentrate better What’s more, getting outside is particularly beneficial for people with visual and hearing impairments as they can experience multi-sensory sensations, from the smells of local woods to feeling the … Read more

Person holding a basket full of vegetables

Taking the stress out of shopping

For many visually and hearing-impaired people a simple trip to the supermarket can be a stressful experience. A lack of natural light, too many crowds and loud background noise may deter people from making essential trips. Thankfully, UK supermarkets are now making changes to ensure the shopping experience is more pleasant for everyone. There are … Read more

Using a red and white cane with an assistance dog

Myth busters: Understanding what it’s like to be deafblind

Deafblindness is perhaps one of the least understood disabilities. Many misconceptions around deafblindness simply come from not understanding the wide spectrum of health issues that can lead to hearing and sight loss. We aim to promote as independent a lifestyle as possible. This is in fact a lot more achievable than some may believe, so … Read more