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Learn more about the Deafblind Community

Need information and resources about people who are Deafblind and their community? 

Here’s where to learn a few things about Deafblindness: What it is, how people adapt and thrive, and how we can create a more inclusive world.

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About Deafblindness

Learn more about types and causes of Deafblindness, and the challenges that people who are Deafblind face every day.

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Communication Methods

Each person who is Deafblind has varying degrees of combined vision and hearing loss, which means that each individual’s preferred communication is unique.

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Communication Etiquette

Each person who is Deafblind has varying degrees of combined vision and hearing loss, which means that each individual’s preferred communication is unique.

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Sighted Guide

Each person who is Deafblind has varying degrees of combined vision and hearing loss, which means that each individual’s preferred communication is unique.

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Advocacy

DBCS is proud to work alongside Canadians who are Deafblind to advocate for an inclusive society. Learn more about who we amplify the voices of people who are Deafblind and inspire change in communities across Canada.

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