Accessible Christmas Ice Rinks

*We encourage that for any of these ice rinks you contact the venue beforehand to ensure that the establishment suits your needs or requirements. Fancy going ice skating this Christmas? There’s a wide variety of pop up rinks available this year, and we have compiled a list of the accessibility features of our favourites. Unfortunately … Read more

Longitudinal Transition Study, funded by Thomas Pocklington Trust

The University of Birmingham has published the results of a Longitudinal Transition Study, funded by Thomas Pocklington Trust, following the experiences of young people with vision impairment from secondary school into further education and employment. Findings from the study show that whilst participants are inching closer to the labour market, common challenges were identified: *Just … Read more

Join our Marathon Group

  Team DBUK London Marathon 2019 Facebook Group · 3 members Join Group This is a group for everyone fundraising for Deafblind UK by running the 2019 London Marathon can exchange training tips, fundraising ideas, and encou…  

Deafblind UK visits Dunseverick Primary School

A few weeks ago, our Engagement Officer James McVicker and our member Johnboy visited Dunseverick Primary School in Northern Ireland. Here’s what they had to say to the pupils: Intro: Good morning everyone. My name is James I Work for a company called Deafblind Northern Ireland. Before a talk on can you tell me how … Read more

Loop Systems

Today’s guest blog comes from our Engagement Officer, Andrew Barnes, who has reviewed some loop systems that are available now for people with hearing loss to use: Action on hearing loss: Name: DAC Megaloop £129.49 (VAT inc) £107.91 (excluding VAT) Middle range price bracket I have worked with this one and according to the action … Read more