*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
This is the sixth film in our DBUK film series. Fundraising is the topic of this film, including different ways of fundraising, and what we do with the money that is raised.
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
Congratulations to our Chairman, Bob Nolan, for capping what’s been a phenomenal year for him both personally and professionally by winning the Unsung Hero 2018 award at the Deaf Sports Personality of the Year Awards 2018. Here’s what Bob had to say in his acceptance speech Hi Everyone, I just want to thank you for … Read more
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…
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
Our fifth DBUK film is Assessment Process. Here our members talk about how the process works and getting an individual the support that they need.
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
Our fourth film is all about Technology. Members in this film talk about how they use technology and how it can be adapted to become more accessible.
Ice skating at Christmas is great fun for all the family and this year we’d like to share our favourite pop up ice rink. Found in the centre of Brighton, this ice rink is set in front of the famous Royal Pavilion and is one of the few Christmas ice rink to offer regular dedicated … Read more