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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

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

British Blind Sport announces Have a Go Day in Bristol

British Blind Sport is delighted to bring a sport taster event for people with a visual impairment to Bristol. These events have been run successfully across the country with blind and partially sighted individuals enjoying inclusive sport and physical activity with professional coaches in a safe and fun environment. Working with Wesport and Vision West … Read more

Sight Concern Bedfordshire invites you to a low vision drop in day

Come along and explore the latest products and technologies for blind and partially sighted people. Monday 15th October 2018 10.00 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. At: The Salvation Army, Luton Corps, 1 Vicarage Street, Luton, LU1 3HZ   Facebook: /sightconcernbeds Twitter: @sightconbeds             For further information about this event call: Dolphin … Read more

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

Laing O'Rourke spinathon

Deafblind UK helps Laing O’Rourke to maximize workers’ wellbeing

National sight and hearing loss charity, Deafblind UK is working with the largest privately owned construction company in the UK, Laing O’Rourke, to raise awareness of sight and hearing damage to construction workers. Laing O’Rourke employs over 15,000 people across the UK, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong and the Middle East. They are keen … Read more

Corinne showing a child how to use a pen reader

John helps children to experience life with sight and hearing loss

We relish opportunities to promote awareness about dual sensory loss and to help other people to understand what our members are going through. Recently, Community Engagement Officer, Corinne, along with Deafblind UK member, John, visited their local primary school to talk to the children about sight and hearing loss. Corinne said: “John often finds it … Read more

Welcome to Naidex

Deafblind UK Partners with Europe’s Leading Disability Event for Another Year!

Naidex is Europe’s most exciting event dedicated to the disability, independent living and healthcare professional sectors (and it’s free!). In the wake of the huge success of the most recent installment of this esteemed and long-established event, Naidex will return for its 44th year to the Birmingham NEC on the 25th & 26th April 2018. Since … Read more

Delegates at Naidex

Naidex 2017 – Have you registered?

We are only 2 weeks away from the biggest disability and independent living event in Europe, have you registered for your free ticket yet?! The organisers have just informed us that free tickets to Naidex are running out fast since the show guides were released. Don’t miss out on this opportunity, register now for your … Read more