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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

Sensory Integration: Making Sensory Engagement Meaningful
Feb 26, 2024Virtual Workshop
Laptop computer with colourful balls on screen and two hands resting on the keyboard
Deepen your understanding of sensory integration, sensory integration disorder, and the impact of someone with sensory loss. This interactive workshop will address: Enhance your understanding of the 8 senses Sensory Integration Disorder The impact of sensory loss The importance of looking at activities and routines from a sensory perspective Sensory
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Adapting Environments for Sensory Loss
Mar 21, 2024Virtual Workshop
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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Introduction to Sensory Loss
Apr 15, 2024Virtual Workshop
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“Sensory loss” is a term used to describe the loss of the distance senses, e.g., sight and hearing.  This interactive workshop is for organizations and individuals looking to gain knowledge and understanding of vision and hearing losses. The intent of the workshop is to: – Improve your understanding and raise
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Communication 101: Bridging the Gap
May 6, 2024Virtual 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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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.

A close-up of a young woman’s face.

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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