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Deafblind Interpretation

What is deafblind interpreting? Deafblind interpreting is a requirement in order for people with deafblindness to achieve full participation, equality, independence and self-determination in every area of society. Deafblind interpreting is the provision via an intermediary of both visual and hearing impressions to persons with deafblindness. This comes about through...

Presidents Corner

Welcome to the Presidents corner – and my window to the world First I take the opportunity to thank our web-master and treasurer at the WFDB, Christer Nilsson, for his outstanding work reconstructing our online presence, taking us one step further in communicating with our surroundings; Enabling us to promote...

World Conference 2018

Information about the 5th WFDB GA and 11th HKWC will be availible here step by step as soon as we have documentation completed. 1st Announcement  – December 2016 Invitation for the 5th World Federation of Deafblind (WFDB) General Assembly and 11thHelen Keller World Conference (HKWC) 2018 WFDB will with this invite...

WFDB was established in 2001 and consists today of 75 national and associated member organizations from 62 different countries from all corners of the world. Relationships have been established with The World Blind Union (WBU), The World Federation of the Deaf (WFD), Deafblind International (DbI) and The World Association of…

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