This is the second in our series of films where we tell you more about Deafblind UK and the work we do. In this film many of our members talk about their experiences of deafblindness.
Deafblind UK will be hosting a series of free and exciting activities for anyone with a combined sight and hearing loss, in Peterborough between 6th November and 14th December at the Karten Centre, Rainbow Court, Paston Ridings, Peterborough, PE4 7UP. Join us for free trial sessions in: ▪ Meditation for beginners ▪ Art Therapy (3 week course) … Read more
This is the first of our series of films where we tell you more about Deafblind UK, the work we do, and some of the people we support. In this film, some of our members talk about living with deafblindness.
Created by Heather Lawson and Michelle Stevens, this immersive event shares the humour, grief, beauty and profound isolation of their lives as deafblind artists. After an introductory film, you’ll be provided with individual headphones and goggles, then guided into an unseen promenade installation. With light and sound distorted and restricted, it is touch that becomes … Read more
At the start of June, our Chairman, Bob Nolan, gave an inspirational talk at our annual All Staff Conference. This speech in its entirety is now available for you to watch online.
During Deafblind Awareness Week 2018, our Engagement Officer Corinne went to meet Jenny, one of our members. Corinne recorded a number of videos of Jenny speaking about her sight and hearing loss and some of the adjustments she’s made around the house that can help her live the life she chooses. These videos were initially … Read more
This year’s National Eye Health Week (NEHW) will take place from 24 to 30 September 2018, promoting the importance of eye health and the need for regular sight tests for all. Sight is the sense people fear losing the most, yet many of us don’t know how to look after our eyes – National Eye … Read more
Deafblind UK’s 2018 range of Charity Christmas Cards are now in stock. We’re always looking for new and exciting ways to diversify our work and support our members. This Christmas, we wanted to do something a little different, and give you all the opportunity to support Deafblind UK’s work while sending glad tidings to your … Read more
Here’s our Engagement Officer, James McVicker, discussing the recent Deafblind NI outing to Ballymoney. On 21st August, The Coleraine Group had their outing to Ballymoney. We Met at Boyd’s Café at noon and had lunch. Had a chat and a laugh and then walked down the street to the Joey Dunlop Memorial Gardens. We admired the … Read more
The Peterborough Low Vision Day 2018 will take place on Friday 21st September from 10.30am to 3.30pm at The National Centre for Deafblindness, in Peterborough. The Low Vision Event has something for everyone to help you get out and about and live your life independently. Whether you’re a person who is experiencing sight difficulties, a carer, … Read more