deafblindness

  • 24.01.2014

    As part of my work for Sense International, Sense’s sister organisation and a leading global charity supporting deafblind people in Bangladesh, India, Kenya, Peru, Romania, Tanzania and Uganda, I was asked to write impact summaries. These summaries are drawn from large...

  • 12.11.2013

    The second day of the training included a living life induction. Throughout the day we learned how to best support people in enhancing their quality of life. We watched videos about activities, and were taught the way in which it...

  • 11.11.2013

    Today was mine and many other’s introduction to Sense training day! We looked at the organisation in a wider way to recognise its abilities and outreach further than the office which we occupy. Within this we looked at the ‘I’...

  • 17.09.2013

    Today I continued to edit and type up the conference reports. The annual Deadblind International (DbI) conference took place in Lille this year with the title of ”Identities and changes - Commonalities across deafblindness - Learning from each other.” From the...

  • 12.09.2013

    Today I catalogued library records, printed their hard copies and noted the shelf numbers and barcodes of each publication. A part of this process includes writing an abstract and each detail of the material into the Sense library system. This...

  • 11.09.2013

    Today began with a chat with a technology coordinater to learn more about the roles within the IAR team. She told me about her position a a clinical audiologist and that she specialises in technology surrounding deafness. A big part...

  • An introduction to Sense the deafblind charity, and my role as Knowledge Coordination Trainee

    "No doubt the reason is that character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved." - Hellen Keller As a BSc (Hons)...