Blog posts by Lily

Supporting deafblindness in the workplace

Did you know that there are over 450,000 people in the UK who are deafblind? This number is expected to…

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Your mental health matters

‘Don’t worry about it’ ‘Stop stressing’ ‘It could be worse’ Sound familiar? Sometimes when you are in the fog of a mental health decline it…

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Deafblindness and mental wellbeing

Whether you are coping with a new diagnosis or you have been living with sensory loss for years, a lot…

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A tick off the bucket list for Gemma – The London Marathon

I can’t believe I get to run the London Marathon! What an incredible charity Deafblind are, and as they’ve chosen…

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Photo of Robert and Tim, standing infront of a river. Robert wears a purple t-shirt with the Deafblind UK logo and Tim wears a bright green t-shirt. Both are smiling and look like they have been training for their marathon.

Meet Robert, Chair of Deafblind UK who’s about to run the London Marathon!

Hello I’m Robert, I’m 66, deafblind, Chair of Deafblind UK and about to run the London Marathon – what could…

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Watch out for Ian this London Marathon!

I did sport at school but never very well. I was always towards the back of the cross-country runs. When…

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Georgia with brown curly hair, smiling as she takes a selfie in her Scout uniform!

A dream come true for Georgia, The London Marathon!

I’ve always enjoyed being outdoors and when at University I found running to be a great escape from lecture halls…

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Second time’s a charm as Katie takes on London Marathon

In 2024, writer Katie Thompson will be taking on the London Marathon to raise funds for Deafblind UK. Katie was…

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Our amazing school liaison officer takes on The London Marathon in 2024!

Deafblind UK School Liaison Officer Carolyn, has taken up the opportunity to personally challenge herself by taking on The 2024…

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Meet the people behind the condition this Deafblind Awareness Week

Deafblind Awareness Week runs from 24th – 30th June and helps people to understand more about combined sight and hearing…

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