Meet Vijay, Our Deafblind Digital Support Ambassador

Meet Vijay, our most recent ‘Digital Champion’ who is now using his digital skills to teach other deafblind people about accessible technology. Vijay explains how technology has always played a central role in his life: “I began working with text-to-speech assistive software called JAWS initially to help me learn English…it led to mastering other things … Read more

Deafblind Japan visit

We were delighted to welcome visitors from Deafblind Japan on 16th September as part of their UK trip. Our interim chief executive, Liz Bates, showed our guests around our specially designed headquarters, the National Centre for Deafblindness. On their tour Liz showcased the building’s features which have been specifically designed to make it accessible for deafblind people. Here’s … Read more

Glen reveals his new digital discovery

Glen is a Deafblind UK member who has been registered blind for over 10 years. A recent visit to the RNIB centre led to an inadvertent discovery of a new piece of digital technology that is already having a positive impact on the quality of life for the Deafblind community. OrCam is a smart camera and microphone that … Read more