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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…

World Conference 2018

Heartly welcome to The 5th WFDB General Assembly and 11th Helen Keller World Conference 19-27 June 2018 at Gran Hotel Bali in Benidorm, Spain.   3nd Announcement – Changing of “Early bird registration” and information about discount on the Hotel bill.   This 3rd announcement is almost the same as…

Presidents Corner

Welcome to the Presidents corner – and my window to the world Dear friends, For the WFDB, and me as its President, 2017 has started in the best way possible. Through long-term hard work and dedication, we have secured funding to produce a global report on the status of persons…

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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