Deafblindness

Deafblindness

Deafblind is a term that is used when a person has a combination of both impaired vision and hearing. Dual sensory loss or dual sensory impairment are other terms that are used to describe deafblindness.

Definition of Deafblindness

“Deafblindness is described as a unique and isolating sensory disability resulting from a combination of both a hearing and vision loss or impairment which significantly affects communication, socialisation, mobility and daily living.” Australian Deafblind Council (ADBC) 2004 SOURCE: Deafblind Information

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