For Professionals

Whether you work directly with people who are deafblind or would like to know more about how to identify deafblindness in others, we can help. In this section you will find information about our learning and development program, downloadable resources, deafblind assessments and our ‘deafblind friendly’ scheme.

Learning and development

Whether you’re after some basic knowledge about deafblindness so that you can help a friend or colleague, or you’re a professional who needs to carry out specialist deafblind assessments, our learning and development program has something for you.

For Professionals Deafblind UK
For Professionals Deafblind UK


Access our range of fact sheets and information guides to help you support people with sight and hearing loss.

Deafblind assessments

All Councils in England and Wales have to follow certain guidelines to support people who are deafblind. Find out how we can carry out deafblind assessments, in line with The Care Act (2014), on your behalf.

For Professionals Deafblind UK
For Professionals Deafblind UK

Becoming deafblind friendly

There are some really simple and inexpensive things that you can do to make your activities more attractive and inclusive to people who have sight and/or hearing loss. Click here to find out more.

Deafblind awareness talks

Our fascinating deafblind awareness talks give an insight into the unique issues that affect people living with sight and hearing loss. Whether you are a health and social care professional, school, business or community group, each talk is tailored specifically to you.

For Professionals Deafblind UK
For Professionals Deafblind UK

Make a referral

If you work with or support someone who has sight and hearing loss then you can refer them to become a member of Deafblind UK. It's free to become a member and they will be able to access our wide range of services.

Payroll giving for employers

You can create a brighter future for people who are deafblind with Payroll Giving.

Payroll giving is an easy way for businesses to support their community and improve employee engagement. Your support will create more social and educational opportunities for people living with sight and hearing loss.

For Professionals Deafblind UK
For Professionals Deafblind UK

Support for GPs and health professionals

If you're a GP, work in a practice or in a primary care setting, we're here to help you support your patients who are deafblind. You can get information, resources and training about deafblindness here.

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