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Going to the extreme

Life with sight and hearing loss has its challenges, but for some people, it motivates them to challenge themselves even…

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Naidex – coming soon!

Naidex, Europe’s most established event for supporting independent living, showcases wide-ranging solutions to improve mobility and accessibility, the latest innovations…

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Lifting the lockdown

Do those words fill you with excitement or dread? The relaxing of the lockdown restrictions is widely associated with positivity,…

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Helen Keller

Helen Keller is one of the most well-known deafblind people in history, famous for her political activism, lecturing, writing and…

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My pandemic experience – Robert

Covid-19 has affected us all in so many different ways. Here, our chairman Robert describes his experiences of being deafblind…

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Remote friendships

It is undeniable that lockdown has been really hard but as isolated as we may have felt, it is comforting…

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Could you be entitled to more support?

If sight and hearing loss affects your mobility, communication or ability to access information then you are entitled to a…

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How to make life easier for colleagues with sight/hearing loss in lockdown

The COVID pandemic has changed lives across the globe, with many people now working and studying from home. Deaf advocate…

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Book review: Silent Night by Nell Pattison

Joanne McVicker reviews Silent Night by Nell Pattison, a story told from the perspective of a BSL interpreter which gave…

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The great outdoors

We all know the importance of exercise, but what we may not be aware of are the increased benefits of…

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Keeping your mind active

Studies have shown that adopting good health habits can prevent cognitive decline and further reduce the risk of dementia. Some…

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What is Usher Syndrome?

Usher Syndrome is a genetic, inherited condition which causes hearing loss, sight loss and in some cases, poor balance. The…

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