Jennifer

Deafblind UK gives Jennifer hope

Jennifer served in the Women’s Air Force before working as a shorthand typist for many years. Seven years ago, she was diagnosed with macular degeneration, which causes gradual loss of central vision. She also lost all hearing on her left hand side ten years ago. She told us her biggest challenges were: “Just getting things … Read more

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Deafblind Cymru keeps Basil independent

Now living in South Wales, Basil, aged 79, relies heavily on two hearing aids. This, together with only having one arm and increasingly severe arthritis hasn’t damped his spirits! “I’m just too independent; I always want to do things on my own!” He said. A few years ago Basil’s confidence started to slip as he … Read more