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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

Personality Dimensions
Dec 7, 2022Virtual
Personality Dimensions Workshop
Join DeafBlind Ontario Services for an interactive virtual workshop of self discovery. Develop a better understanding of and appreciation for yourself and others. Build stronger teams and optimize team performance. Identify personality strengths, similarities and potential challenges. Elevate morale and enthusiasm. Registration deadline is December 4, 2022 at 11:30pm. For
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Adapting Environments for Sensory Loss
Jan 25, 2023Virtual
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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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Communication 101: Bridging the Gap
Feb 6, 2023Virtual
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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 – Total 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.

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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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