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Supporting people who are deafblind, as well as people who are Deaf, hard of hearing and non-verbal with a developmental disability, to live their best lives.

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Events

Communication 101: Bridging the Gap
Feb 6, 2023Virtual Workshop
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Formerly known as Total Communication Approach Workshop This unique workshop provides learning opportunities for organizations or individuals who are looking to expand their knowledge and understanding of individuals with a sensory loss and communication need. This interactive workshop will address: – Sensory Loss – Characteristics and Implications – Enhanced Communication
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Introduction to Sensory Loss
Mar 6, 2023Virtual Workshop
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This workshop is for organizations and individuals looking to gain knowledge and understanding of vision and hearing losses. This interactive workshop will address: Sensory Loss: ‘Sensory loss’ is a term used to describe loss of the distance senses i.e. sight and hearing – Improve understanding and raise awareness of factors
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Come to Your Senses
Mar 10, 2023Virtual Event
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5 Days. 5 Senses. 5 Challenges. Join us from March 6-10, 2023 for our Come to Your Senses Challenge! Presented by Engage your senses in a fun and creative way! Choose up to 5 inspiring challenges over 5 days and fundraise for DeafBlind Ontario Foundation. It’s all based on the
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Sensory Integration: Making Sensory Engagement Meaningful
Apr 17, 2023Virtual Workshop
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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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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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