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UK sources of information and / or support

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A-Z to Deafblindness

Formerly known as Deafblind Link. Help to blind, deaf people and especially deafblind people, and those who provide specialized services for those who are deafblind.

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Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Deafblind Scotland

Learn about Deafblind UK's work in Scotland, Guide/communicator service, Usher Syndrome Project in Scotland and Deafblind Manual.

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Sense (formerly the National Deafblind and Rubella Association) is the world's largest organisation working with, and campaigning for, deafblind people, their families and professionals who work with them. See the website for contact details for Sense in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

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Deafblind UK

Deafblind UK is a national charity offering specialist services and human support to deafblind people and those who have progressive sight and hearing loss acquired throughout their lives.

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SSC - Scottish Sensory Centre

The Scottish Sensory Centre promotes and supports new developments in effective practices in the education of children and young people with sensory impairments (visual, deaf and deafblind). It works in collaboration with education professionals, voluntary organisations, parents and young people.

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Signature promotes excellence in communication with deaf and deafblind people.

See also the Patient UK deafness and blindness pages.

Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Hilary Cole
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Last Checked:
18 November 2011

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