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Sporting Saturday – Largest disability sporting event in Peterborough – Free to attend, Saturday 9th February, at The Cresset

On Saturday February 9th, 2019 Inspire Peterborough, Amilly Fitness, Special Olympics Peterborough, Disability Peterborough, The Mobility Aids Centre, Oak Activities and friends are taking over The Cresset for the biggest disability sporting event Peterborough has ever seen! Better yet, it’s 100% FREE. Whether you’re coming to try our many sports activities, meet the Mayor, get … Read more

Top Tips for flying with a visual impairment

Altogether Travel have put together a list of top tips and helpful hints for flying with a visual impairment or blindness. The following information is entirely their intellectual property, but we thought we’d share it here to signpost it to our readership. Altogether Travel is the UK’s leading Supported Holiday Company, our excellent holiday and … Read more

Five Day Course for Intervenors

4th – 8th February 2019 At Deafblind UK Conference Centre, Cygnet Road, Peterborough, PE7 8FD £450 per participant Course content includes: – Implications of MSI The Role of the Intervenor Vision Hearing Functional Assessment Mobility Communication Touch Interaction Learning Environments Upon successful completion of this five- day course, participants will receive a “Certificate of attendance” … Read more

Accessible Christmas Ice Rinks

*We encourage that for any of these ice rinks you contact the venue beforehand to ensure that the establishment suits your needs or requirements. Fancy going ice skating this Christmas? There’s a wide variety of pop up rinks available this year, and we have compiled a list of the accessibility features of our favourites. Unfortunately … Read more

Longitudinal Transition Study, funded by Thomas Pocklington Trust

The University of Birmingham has published the results of a Longitudinal Transition Study, funded by Thomas Pocklington Trust, following the experiences of young people with vision impairment from secondary school into further education and employment. Findings from the study show that whilst participants are inching closer to the labour market, common challenges were identified: *Just … Read more

Deafblind UK visits Dunseverick Primary School

A few weeks ago, our Engagement Officer James McVicker and our member Johnboy visited Dunseverick Primary School in Northern Ireland. Here’s what they had to say to the pupils: Intro: Good morning everyone. My name is James I Work for a company called Deafblind Northern Ireland. Before a talk on can you tell me how … Read more