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#deafblindness

# deafblindness - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Column: 'Mummy, tell me the story again of how you made my brother blind'

Ireland does not recognise deafblindness as a distinct disability, writes Hesline Crawford.

# deafblindness - Sunday 27 September, 2015

'I'm losing my sight, hearing, AND my place in Irish society'

The Department of Health has decided not to recognise deafblindness as a unique disability. Here’s why.

# deafblindness - Sunday 28 June, 2015

As many as 17,000 people in Ireland could have this disability… but no one knows for sure

Activists say more accurate data is needed.

# deafblindness - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

'We already bought my daughter's communion dress, because I'll be blind next year'

Carol Brill has spoken of her condition of deafblindness.