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
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
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
Our eighth and final film is our Overview. This film touches on areas such as socialising, our residential community Rainbow Court, and training.
Recruitment is the theme of our seventh film in our series. This film is all about our staff and volunteers and the wide variety of roles that are covered at Deafblind UK.
*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
This is the sixth film in our DBUK film series. Fundraising is the topic of this film, including different ways of fundraising, and what we do with the money that is raised.
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
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
Our fifth DBUK film is Assessment Process. Here our members talk about how the process works and getting an individual the support that they need.