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  OneTouch and Sign at a Time

Supporting people who are deafblind, as well as those living with a developmental disability who are Deaf, hard of hearing or use non-traditional forms of communication, to live their best lives.

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Events

Yarn Bombing – National DeafBlind Awareness Month 2024
Jun 30, 2024Ontario Wide
It’s time to grab some yarn and get crafty with us! Click here for our Yarn Bombing Guide for some ideas and inspiration to get you started! Let us know you’re creating pieces by completing this short form.   Throughout June, large trees, fronts of buildings, fences, and lampposts in
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Adapting Environments for Sensory Loss
Jul 15, 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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Sensory Loss and Aging
Sep 23, 2024Virtual Workshop
Man smiling at woman on screen of open laptop
This workshop is a Part B in our Introduction to Sensory Loss workshop series ***Prerequisite: Introduction to Sensory Loss Change is an inevitable part of the aging process. In this workshop, we will delve into the aging process by exploring the senses and recognizing the impact of aging for a
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Aging in Place with Sensory Loss
Oct 7, 2024Virtual Workshop
Man smiling at woman on screen of open laptop
This workshop is a Part C in our Introduction to Sensory Loss workshop series ***Prerequisite: Sensory Loss and Aging Workshop “Aging in place” is a term used to describe a person living in the home of their choice, for as long as they are able, as they age. This includes
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Success Stories

A young woman, sits on a couch smiling with her right arm raised to chest level.

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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