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Living with Cochlear Implants

Hi, I’m Shannon, I’m 23 and I have had Bilateral Cochlear Implants for three years now. Life before cochlear implants My story starts when I was four years old. I was told that I had mild sensorineural hearing loss and was given my first pair of hearing aids. Things were difficult in junior school. I … Read more

Soldiers wearing red uniform and black hats

Deafblind UK celebrates VE Day by launching new services for veterans

We are proud to launch a package of services specifically to support people who have reduced sight and hearing as a result of, or since, serving in the Armed Forces. The new services are free to access and have been designed for veterans and those who support them. They include specialist information and advice, opportunities … Read more

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New wellbeing and emotional support service

We are very excited to announce the launch of our new wellbeing and emotional support service to provide in depth assistance to people with sight and hearing loss. The new service is free of charge and will enable people who are deafblind to talk to someone who is trained and experienced in Deafblind awareness, active … Read more

Steve Conway, CEO

A message from our CEO, Stephen Conway

This is a very difficult time for everyone but all Deafblind UK staff feel privileged to work for an organisation that undertakes such vital work helping those with dual sensory loss, the majority of whom are elderly. Whilst Deafblind UK staff are now working from home where possible, our support workers continue to provide care … Read more

Dunwich heath and beach

Things to do on your Deafblind UK holiday

Whether you opt for North Wales or Norfolk, here are our favourite things to do by the coast this Spring… North Wales SeaQuarium Rhyl with large print information boards and state of the are touch-screen terminals providing information on the species exhibited. For accessibility please see their website or contact them by phone: 01745 344660. … Read more

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Spring surprises on a Deafblind UK holiday

All of our caravans are ready and waiting for you to book from March through until the end of October. Why not escape early for that much needed break before the holiday season really begins and the crowds gather – and enjoy the peace and quiet! “It’s time away from all the hospital appointments.” March … Read more

Naidex 46: 10 Reasons to Attend This Year’s Event

Update: New dates announced! 15th-16th September 2021 at NEC, Birmingham. For more details, please visit the Naidex website. With the 46th edition of Naidex fast approaching, it’s time to give you the lowdown on what the event is all about. Hitting the halls of Birmingham’s NEC on the 15th-16th September, Europe’s most established event dedicated … Read more

Naidex 46: Aspiring for a Better Future of Independent Living

Update: New dates announced! 15th-16th September 2021 at NEC, Birmingham. For more details, please visit the Naidex website. With 20% of the UK’s population being disabled, it’s time for disability to be in the spotlight – Welcome to Naidex 46! Europe’s most established event dedicated to the disability and independent living industries is back for … Read more

Delegates at the Naidex exhibition

Naidex 46: Aspiring for a better future of independent living

Update: New dates announced! 15th-16th September 2021 at NEC, Birmingham. For more details, please visit the Naidex website. Naidex is Europe’s most established event dedicated to the disability and independent living industries, taking place this 15th and 16th September. Showcasing the latest innovations in mobility, care, vision & hearing, assistive technology, accessible design and more, … Read more