Deafblind UK Invites You To Their 2021 Convention

You’re invited to the Deafblind Convention 2021 – Living better with sight and hearing loss

7th October, 9am – 5pm
Free – click here to register today!

Yes, that’s right, Deafblind UK is hosting the UK’s first virtual deafblind convention and we’d love you to join us from the comfort of your own home.

We have a packed agenda featuring world class speakers from across the globe, all with the shared interest of helping people to live better with sight and hearing loss.

Speakers include:

Avril Watson MSc, Newcastle University – Mini Retina: looking in from the outside

Dr. Walter Wittich, University of Montreal – Assistive devices, rehabilitation services and disability policies allow persons with deafblindness to live better – or do they?

Dr. Peter Simcock, Birmingham City University – ‘I just keep going’: The managing and coping experiences of older people ageing with deafblindness

Harriet Dunn, RNIB/ Alder Hey Hospital – The role of the pediatric ECLO in supporting children, young people and families identified as deafblind

Emma Boswell, Sense Usher Service – Sense Usher service – pre and post pandemic

Marcus Hawthorn, NRCPD – An introduction to NRCPD and the importance of registration

Kevin Frost, World Champion Speed Skater

The T-Shirt Twins – A deafblind adventure: Walking and wild camping The Norfolk Coast Path

James Clarke – The Deafblind Runner’s 100 run medals challenge

Lindsey Barrel, Mindfulness, NLP and Reiki practitioner – An introduction to mindfulness

James McVicker and Andrew Barnes, Deafblind UK – Bringing inclusivity to games, apps and sportsdivider.png

Communications support
BSL interpretation and captioning will be available on the two main streams.

Register now!
This event is free to attend, click here to register now and secure your place!

We look forward to welcoming you to the event.