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Founded over 30 years ago, Deafblind International (DbI) is the world association promoting services for deafblind people.

DbI brings together professionals, researchers, families, deafblind people and administrators to raise awareness of deafblindness. Central to our work is to support the development of services to enable a good quality of life for deafblind children and adults of all ages.

Membership of DbI is open to organisations, institutions, networks and individuals.

OUR VISION

To be the international association which promotes the awareness of deafblindness as a unique disability and to influence for appropriate services for deafblind people around the world.



our purpose

To support professionals (such as educators, administrators, researchers, medial specialists etc) families and deafblind people to raise awareness of deafblindness. Central to our work is to support the development of services to enable a good quality of life for deafblind children and adults of all ages.



our goals

DbI will enhance organisational capacity to meet the needs of deafblind people.

Influence the development of services for the benefit of deafblind people and their families around the world.

DbI will encourage improvements in practice and creation of new knowledge by facilitating improved communication and networking.

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    WHAT'S NEW
    Download three new brochures, view announcements on upcoming events, read new documents...
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  • Calendar
    CALENDAR OF EVENTS
    View a list of upcoming conferences, events and activites around the world.
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    DBI REVIEW SPANISH
    Click the link below to read about the Spanish translation of DbI Review.
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    ANBI

    Algemeen Nut Beogende Instelling (Institution Aimed at the Common Good).
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    LINKS
    View a list that includes links to a number of external organizations.
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  • DbI is proud to partner with the following international organisations (click the logo to visit their website):

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