Becoming deafblind friendly

Could your service, business or venue be more accessible to people with sight and hearing loss? Nearly 15 million people in the UK have problems with their sight, hearing or both. 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.

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Are you in Northern Ireland?

Thanks to support from the National Lottery Community Fund, we are piloting an enhanced free package of support for businesses in Northern Ireland. We can work with you to make your service, business or venue more accessible and welcoming to people with sensory loss… more deafblind friendly! We can help your team to understand more about deafblindness and give you specialist advice specifically tailored to your premises. If you decide to work towards becoming more accessible, we will give you a certificate and a window sticker displaying the Deafblind Friendly logo proudly showing your customers and guests that they are welcome and will be treated with understanding and respect. For more information, simply complete the form below and our friendly team will contact you. There’s no obligation to take part, but you have much to gain…!


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