HELEN KELLER WORLD CONFERENCE  World Federation of the DeafBlind (WFDB) will host the 11th HKWC and 5th WFDB General Assembly at Gran Hotel Bali in Benidorm, Spain.

Official recognition of the Bulgarian sign language.

Last January 21th Bulgary approved the official recognition of the Bulgarian sign language, which came into force last February. This recognition means a very important step on the fight for the rights of the deafblind and deaf people. We would like to congratulate the National Association of the Deafblind in Bulgaria on their great work and tireless struggle to achieve...
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The red-white cane and the sign language, main characters of the last Macaco’s music video.

On January 22nd, the musician Macaco released his latest music video of the song “Sign Languages”. In addition to having one of our communication systems as main character of the song, the main actors of the music video are two deafblind people and the video starts with our red-white cane in the foreground. We leave here the music video and, below, the...
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FASOCIDE wishes you a merry Christmas and a prosperous 2021.

Landscaped image with resin figurines that form a Nativity scene, on a lot of straw of brown and green tones. All the picture is stained with more intense black on the outside ad softer as it approaches the centre, until it reaches the image of the Child Jesus, which does look sharp. In the centre Child Jesus appears with his...
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INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN The pandemic caused by COVID19 has highlighted the discrimination  and the communication and access to information barriers that deafblind women encounter, as well as existing resources and services for reporting situations of gender-based violence, that as we know, have arised during the confinement. It is essential that our needs are taken into...
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Progress in our Erasmus Plus Project

We continue working on our #ErasmusPlus project in collaboration with Hapti-co and EDbU to create a methodological guide that facilitates the creation of a Haptic System in the different countries that still don´t have one, and to promote this method of communication by which it is received context information by signs given in different parts of the body, mainly the...
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