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Workshops 2023 | Congenital deafblindness

Workshops offered in all states and territories

A series of 4 photographs in shades of grey and blue, of a child's hands resting on those of an adult. Three of the photographs have been distorted so the image is not clear.In 2023 Deafblind Information Australia will run a two day workshops in each Australian capital city.

This practical workshop is suitable for anyone with a connection to
* combined deafness and blindness
* sensory disability, meaning one or more of the senses are affected
* complex disability

The following may find this workshop useful:
* families
* people working in therapy
* people working in education
* other service providers eg. Deaf, support work, residential care

You can ask questions and bring case studies. Content includes:
* how to recognise deafblindness
* understanding access needs
* where to find help to support the person’s senses
* hand-under-hand teaching methods
* creating shared experiences
* developing shared meaning
* learning and practicing deafblind communication methods
* resources and tools to support your learning

Guest presenters, born deafblind will also share their experiences.

People with deafblindness are encouraged to attend.

Recommended preparation viewing: In a new tab open News page on congenital deafblindness training modules

When registering, please advise of any access requirements e.g. Auslan interpreters, alternative format preferences

The workshop is free to attend, made possible by an NDIS ILC Grant.

Brisbane | Queensland

Date November 7th to 8th, 2023

Time 9:30am – 4:30pm

Location Courtyard by Marriott Brisbane South Bank

Click here to open a new tab and register for Brisbane workshop via Trybooking


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