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DeafBlind Ontario Services + Array Services

Enriching Lives OneTouch and Sign at a Time

Under one umbrella, providing an array of services to people who are Deaf, hard of hearing, non-verbal and deafblind.

Events

The Finer Senses
Jun 10, 2022Virtual
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Experience the finer senses. Co-Presented by Join us for our third annual virtual event experience The Finer Senses, Tour and Tasting. Journey with us to discover the sights and sounds of three wine producing countries – Portugal, Spain and Italy. With a travel expert, guests will explore points of interest,
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Sensory Integration: Making Sensory Engagement Meaningful
Jun 20, 2022Virtual
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This workshop is for organizations, support staff and family members who are interested in learning about the senses and how the brain processes and organizes information from the body and environment. The focus of this presentation is to deepen your understanding of sensory integration, sensory integration disorder, and the impact
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National Deafblind Awareness Month
Jun 30, 2022Across Ontario and Worldwide
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DeafBlind Ontario Services is coming together one stitch at a time with a global community of individuals, service providers and advocacy groups, along with organizations in the field of deafblindness to yarn bomb community objects and spaces around the world in June in celebration of National Deafblind Awareness Month! Yarn
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Adapting Environments for Sensory Loss
Jul 11, 2022Virtual
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Explore adaptations to create spaces that are functional, user friendly and inclusive for individuals with sensory loss. This interactive workshop will address: *Review the impact of sensory loss related to accessibility *Increasing awareness of accessibility needs and barriers in the home and community for individuals experiencing sensory loss *Introducing ideas
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Success Stories

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Christie’s Story

Meet Christie, a funny and friendly young woman who enjoys volunteering in her community, spending time outdoors and her favourite activity, swimming! Diagnosed at a young age with Cornelia de Lange syndrome – a genetic disorder present from birth that causes low vision and hearing – Christie is deafblind.

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Impact on Families

Any story on professional caregiving will naturally focus on the individual receiving services and supports, but the family – the other caregivers – should not be overlooked. The impact on them is equally meaningful, and for many, the additional support can “give them back their lives.”

Impact on Families

Any story on professional caregiving will naturally focus on the individual receiving services and supports, but the family – the other caregivers – should not be overlooked. The impact on them is equally meaningful, and for many, the additional support can “give them back their lives.”

Giving That Makes Sense

Give today, and make a difference! Your simple touch will lead to endless opportunities.

An intervenor and man with deafblindness stand outside on a sunny day. The intervenor assists the man with communicating through an iPad.
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