European Deafblind Network

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Deafblindness explanation and info.

Deafblindness


Deafblindness is a sensory disability that consists of the combined loss of vision and hearing. It is not an illness but can be caused by various diseases and/or syndromes. It’s a specific condition and doesn’t consist of the sum of deafness and blindness.

Partners


By our side, we have non-profit organizations with which we share: ideas, projects, achievements and more.

Partners


By our side, we have non-profit organizations with which we share: ideas, projects, achievements and more.

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Anniversary Of the Istanbul Conventions

Anniversary Of the Istanbul Conventions

Today marks the anniversary of opening for signature of the Istanbul Convention. The Istanbul Convention is an international treaty to help tackle violence against women and girls. It is very important for women and girls with disabilities as, on average, they are 2...

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A proposal for a Deafblindness ICF Core Set development

A proposal for a Deafblindness ICF Core Set development

Deafblind International and EDbN are currently working on the second phase of the ICF project (Qualitative Study) with organizations from 6 WHO regions. This would help researchers detecting meaningful concepts for future planning and monitoring deafblindness...

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In development an international project about defblindness

In development an international project about defblindness

International universities and non-profit organizations are carrying out a broad study that will develop a specific ICF Core Sets for deafblindnessDeafblind International is carrying out an international study, led by the European Deafblind Network, that wants to...

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Anniversary Of the Istanbul Conventions

Anniversary Of the Istanbul Conventions

Today marks the anniversary of opening for signature of the Istanbul Convention. The Istanbul Convention is an international treaty to help tackle violence against women and girls. It is very important for women and girls with disabilities as, on average, they are 2...

read more
A proposal for a Deafblindness ICF Core Set development

A proposal for a Deafblindness ICF Core Set development

Deafblind International and EDbN are currently working on the second phase of the ICF project (Qualitative Study) with organizations from 6 WHO regions. This would help researchers detecting meaningful concepts for future planning and monitoring deafblindness...

read more