• Press Release

    Press Release

    On Wednesday the 7th of February Rona MacKay MSP will lead a Member’s debate at Holyrood on the need for better recognition of deafblindness in Scotland. Unlike other parts of the UK and many European countries Scotland does not currently recognise Deafblindness as a distinct disability.  The World Health Organisation (WHO), alongside other countries, have…

  • Defining Deafblindness

    Defining Deafblindness

    Communications Pack Deafblind Scotland is working with the Cross-party Group on Deafness to lead a campaign aimed at gathering support for the adoption of a formal definition of deafblindness in Scotland. This definition is: Deafblindness is a combined vision and hearing impairment of such severity that it is hard for the impaired senses to compensate…

  • Usher Syndrome Focus Group

    Usher Syndrome Focus Group

    Invitation We’re inviting adults with Usher syndrome or families of children and young people with Usher Syndrome to share their views on Usher Syndrome in childhood for the new See Hear Strategy! Please join us to ensure that the next Scottish Government/COSLA strategy for visual impairment, deafness and deafblindness reflects what matters to your family…