Deafblind Scotland – Introduction to Deafblind Awareness

Published: April 29, 2024


Do you want to learn how to support a deafblind individual? Perhaps you care for somebody and would like to gain further knowledge and skills?

Touching More Lives is a project delivered by Deafblind Scotland members who share their lived experience, to increase awareness of deafblindness. The trainers provide sessions to communities and organisations throughout Scotland promoting inclusivity and equality. If you or your organisation would like to learn more about deafblindness this is a good opportunity.

The course focuses on:

  • Trainers Lived Experience
  • Communication Sighted Guiding Techniques
  • The Transitional Support and Impact
  • Eye Conditions

The training is free, and all participants receive a Deafblind Awareness Toolkit and an attendance certificate upon completion.

Training will take place online throughout June 2024:

  • Thursday 27 June 2024 10am – 12pm
  • Thursday 13 June 2024 10am – 12pm
  • Thursday 6 June 2024 10am – 12pm

To book or for further information, please email Alison Wilkie at:

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