8th European International Deafblind Conference

The 8th Deafblind International European Conference will be held in Lille, France, from the 24th to the 28th of August 2013.

Logo of the 8th European International Deafblind Conference

The Deafblind International Conference, entitled “Identities and changes – Commonalities across deafblindness – Learning from each other” will tackle the main challenges deafblind individuals, their families and the professionals who work with them, face along their life. The objective is to describe and share diverse experiences of “Deafblindness” as a unique disability regardless social, political and economic changes and to look for different means of solving and improving in any possible way the lives of the individuals involved.

The program includes several conferences, workshops and focus groups, with lecturers from various fields with cross-disciplinary interests.

The Lille Convention Centre located in the heart of the Euralille business district held the event.