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What does it mean to have an Accessible Home?

What does it mean to have an Accessible Home?

From walk-in closets to stainless steel appliances, fireplaces and custom cabinets, the list of coveted features in a house are endless. But, what about the elements that make a space ‘age-friendly’ and ‘inclusive’? More and more people are prioritizing accessibility...
We have exciting news!

We have exciting news!

We are excited to announce that DeafBlind Ontario Services has been successful in its bid to be re-accredited by FOCUS Accreditation for four years from July 2020 – July 2024, and has received an elite level award, named the Seal of Sustainability. This level of award...
Isolation Increased without Intervenor Services

Isolation Increased without Intervenor Services

“There are complex layers to life during a pandemic for everyone. But, what if we add another layer to accommodations that must be made? What if a person is both deaf and blind?” said Dawnelee Wright. Deafblindness is a combination of hearing and vision loss. Although...
Access to Intervenor Services; a Human Right

Access to Intervenor Services; a Human Right

For many Canadians, it can be difficult to imagine what it must be like to live with a combined loss of vision and hearing. For Michael, this is the reality. Deafblindness, a combined loss of hearing and vision, impacts access to information, communication, and...
Parting Ways with the DBNO

Parting Ways with the DBNO

DeafBlind Ontario Services has resigned from the board of the Deafblind Network of Ontario. DeafBlind Ontario Services was a founding member of the Deafblind Network of Ontario, a group of individuals, organizations and service providers who work together for the...
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