Tag: Deafblind Awareness Week

HELEN KELLER DAY

It’s day four of ‘Deafblind Awareness Week’, and today we are also celebrating ‘Helen Keller Day’. This day, June 27th, is dedicated to Helen Keller every year, as this was her birthday. We mark Helen Keller day to celebrate her life and of all her accomplishments despite the challenges she faced during a time of… Read more »

TIPS ON HOW TO HELP/GUIDE A PERSON WHO IS DEAFBLIND

It’s day 3 of ‘Deafblind Awareness Week’, and today it’s all about tips! Sometimes a person who is visually impaired or deafblind may require assistance when out and about. If you think someone requires assistance but you are a little unsure how to offer your help, then keep the following tips in mind. Remember, a… Read more »

THE MYTHS AND MISCONCEPTIONS OF DEAFBLINDNESS

It’s day two of Deafblind Awareness Week, and today we’re tackling the myths and misconceptions of deafblindness. There are so many myths and misconceptions surrounding deafblindness, so we’ve put together a few of those, and BUSTED them! Deafblindness varies widely from person to person that is affected by it. For some, the dual-sensory loss can… Read more »

DEAFBLIND AWARENESS WEEK

DEAFBLIND AWARENESS WEEK Deafblind Awareness Week (DBAW) is running from today, 24th June, to 30th June 2019. The purpose of this week-long awareness campaign is to create more understanding and enlightenment of deafblindness. During DBAW we are hoping to dispel some of the myths and misconception surrounding deafblindness as well as creating a more positive… Read more »