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23.06.2020 | By Teresa Quail

DeafBlind Awareness Week – DeafBlind International

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It is DeafBlind Awareness week. We recently posted that DeafBlind International, in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, is delivering a series of webinars on Zoom  to share knowledge, learn from each other and (re-)connect. The 1st DbI webinar series is around the theme Living with Deafblindness in a New Reality.

Good luck to DBI with the huge undertaking of such a wide range of webinars. Below is a reminder of what was on offer.

Registration closed on June 18 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (Canada).

Monday June 22, 2020 All Times Listed in Eastern Daylight Time (Canada)

6am Getting connected: Accessible technology only the first step to Inclusive remote meeting for people with deafblindness

7 am Establishing contact-less communication for Deafblind

8am Untouchable, new outside world

9am Citizen Engagement in Deafblindness Research: Possibilities in Changing Realities

10am Making Online Communication Accessible for the Deafblind Community

Tuesday June 23, 2020

6am Deafblind Service Providers in Australia during COVID-19

7am COVID-19 Impact on Persons with Deafblindness in India

8am How Speech and Language Therapy input changed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to support those who are deafblind

9am The (new) role of an intervenor during COVID-19

10am Rise, Collaborate, Enrich

11am The New Reality of Living a Pandemic Life

Wednesday June 24, 2020

6am A time of change

7am Adapting our Services during a Global Pandemic

8am The Sense GOT Group Virtual Activities Programme

9am Organization and Intervenor Resiliency through the COVID-19 Pandemic

10am Creating Home-Based Routines: A Framework for Supporting Families and Caregivers of Children who are Deafblind During COVID-19

Thursday June 25, 2020

6am Research in times of Corona

7am Online support for parents of children with congenital deafblindness

8am Norway in a nutshell: providing services during the pandemic

9am Where do we go from here? Essential Service and the impact on the Deafblind community

10am Deafblindness in times of pandemic: reflecting on experiences

Friday June 26, 2020

6am Everyday life and access to information in the COVID-19 pandemic, stories from adults with deafblindness living in Sweden

7am Analysis of some recommendations to prevent and treat respiratory tract infections in people with deafblindness

8am Distantly Connected While Physically Distant

9am Understanding hearing impaired, deaf and deafblind people and their confrontation with social detachment

10am Fostering a diverse and inclusive world: no one left behind

Interested in becoming an individual member of Deafblind International for free? Visit our website to learn more: https://www.deafblindinternational.org/about-us/become-a-member/