Logo of the 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.