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.

ITALY OFICIALLY RECOGNISES ITALIAN SIGN LANGUAGE

This Thursday, May 20th, Italian Republic has approved the official recognition of Italian Sign Language (ISL). Time to celebrate and we congratulate Italian deafblind and deaf people who has been fighting for long time to achieve this great step. The recognition of the language seems a little step, but in fact it is very important and it opens the door...
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MANIFESTO OF THE CERMI MOVEMENT ON THE OCASSION OF MAY 3RD 2021

FOR THE RIGHT TO ACCESSIBLE, AFFORDABLE AND INCLUSIVE HOUSING FOR PERSONS WITH DISSABILITIES The environments where people live and reside, housing, must be inclusive and welcoming spaces, of freedom and safety, of privacy and relationship, of communication and interaction with the community. The human diversity that disability entails must be taken into account in the planning and securing of the...
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Guide-dog International Day

Today, April 28th, the Guide-dog International Day is celebrated. The guide-dog work is a very important accessibility tool for both blind people and us, Deafblind people. In Spain, ONCE Foundation of Guide-dog is the responsible of the upbringing and training of this dogs, becoming a world reference. For assigning dogs to their users, they take into account both profiles to...
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REMEMBER TO MARK THE X FOR SOLIDARITY ON YOUR INCOME TAX RETURN

Do you know what the X for solidarity is? Is the X that helps to the most vulnerable people. You can find it in the box 106 of your income tax return, with the name “Activities of Social Interest”. How do you help by marking this box? When you tick this box, 0,7% of the tax collected on your tax...
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Interview on TV with Mireia Mendoza, Spanish deafblind model.

https://www.mitele.es/programas-tv/viva-la-vida/2021/programa-395-40_1008922075006/player/ Min: 3:58:30 Transcription: Presenter: Well, today we are going to know the history of Mireia Mendoza. She is a 27 years old young for whom the word impossible does not exist. Mireia has become the first deaf and blind model who parades in the most important catwalks of the world. A dream that she has achieved thanks to her...
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