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Deafblind Ontario Services Blog

Meet Dawnelee

Just weeks after celebrating a milestone birthday, Fort Frances resident Dawnelee Wright started experiencing what she thought was a mild ear infection. After consulting her doctors and undergoing rounds of tests, she discovered that she had a “neuropathic deficit” resulting in hearing loss. What started out as a time to relax and spend quality time with her family, ended up being a Family Day weekend she will never forget.

Federal Disability Legislation

DeafBlind Ontario Services believes that all persons with disabilities deserve every opportunity to build life skills, gain independence and contribute to the greater community with the assistance of appropriate supports and services.

Zoom In & Redefine – Seniors Sensory Loss Partnership

Zoom In & Redefine – Seniors Sensory Loss Partnership is a new collaboration with CNIB, the Canadian Helen Keller Centre and DeafBlind Ontario Services to research and address the needs of seniors with dual sensory loss in the province of Ontario. This project is funded through an Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant.