Canadian Organizations For Deafblind People.

B.C. Provincial Outreach Program for Students with Deafblindness.
Canadian Deafblind and Rubella Association - National.
Canadian Deafblind and Rubella Association - BC Chapter,
Canadian Deafblind and Rubella Association (CDBRA)

CDBRA's mission is to assist all deafblind persons and their families in achieving the best quality of life by, developing programs and services to meet their needs, advocating for deafblind persons, facilitating cooperation among agencies, individuals and government, and promoting quality lifelong intervention as a right of all deafblind Canadians. They have local chapter and a directory of these is available. They will provide assistance to individuals who wish to start a support group in their locality.

The Association publishes the newsletter, Intervention, twice a year, which is a benefit of membership. They have brochures that explain the condition and organization, and about intervention. They have a bibliography of articles that are available to members and videos that are for distribution including, "Deafblindness," "Vision in Children," and "Wings." Write for further information to the above address. The Association provides information and referrals to other resources and organizations.

Canadian Deafblind and Rubella Association - Manitoba Chapter,
Canadian Deaf blind and Rubella Assoc.. - NB chapter Business Days Open: Monday to Friday
Business Hours Open: 9:00am to 4:30pm
Program Hours Open: 9:00am to 4:30pm

Description of Services
CBRA-NB provides Intervenor services to children and adults with deafblindness and rubella disabilities throughout the province. An Intervenor is hired to provide a ""one-to-one"" interaction with the deafblind person in his/her community with regard to social and recreational activities. The Intervenor is especially trained to individualized service plan. Other services are family relief, consulting, our Camping Experience for Deafblind persons, Family Support Group and Intervenor Services to Prince Edward Island.

Canadian Deafblind and Rubella Association - (Ontario Chapter) Inc, Promotes, educates and supports the deafblind community, families and service providers; advocates on behalf of them; accesses services and resources; encourages healthy, decision-oriented lifestyles.
Canadian Deafblind and Rubella Association - Quebec Chapter,
Canadian Deafblind and Rubella Association - Saskatchewan Chapter, Promotes, advocates and provides service for individuals who are deafblind in Saskatchewan in order that they achieve their optimal level of independence.
Canadian National Institute for the Blind, Deaf-Blind Services.
CANADIAN NATIONAL SOCIETY of the DEAF-BLIND, Inc. The CNSDB was registered in 1985 as a national consumer-run advocacy association dedicated to helping deaf-blind people across Canada achieve a higher quality of life.


The loss by individuals of both vision and hearing poses unique challenges. This dual disability is both isolating and restrictive for it severely limits access to higher education, opportunities for employment and contact with society.


Deafblind Association of Toronto. Provides advocacy, social and educational opportunities for members who are deafblind, supported by sighted, hearing associate members at monthly meetings.
DRB Housing Society.
Edmonton Deaf Blind Society.
Group Home for Deafblind Persons (Brantford) Inc.

Independent Living Residences for the Deafblind in Ontario.

Allows people with congenital deafblindness to live independently in a safe environment; provides the intervention needed for them to make max. use of the opportunities available.

Institut de readaptation en deficience physique de Quebec.
  For the youngest to the oldest deafblind individual, it offers rehabilitation services on a public basis. Services cover all ranges of
needs from orientation and mobility to occupational therapy, audiology, speech therapy, low vision etc... It is a french speaking organisation.

I would like to thank Alain Levesque for given me this infomation, THANKS.

Institut Raymond-Dewar Programme de la surdicécité.
Intervenor Organization of Ontario.
Intervention Manitoba Inc.
Provincial Outreach Program for Deafblind Children.
Resource Centre for Manitobans who are Deaf-Blind (RCMDB) We ame to create the opportunity for independence, dignity and empowerment for non-congenital deaf-blind adults in Manitoba. We are committed to provide quality services that are consumer driven and responsive to needs.

In part our Vision reads:

The "Centre" will provide the leadership and energy needed to ensure Deaf-Blind Manitobans remain fully integrated into the community life and are fully involved in the forces and decisions that shape and impact their lives.

Rotary Cheshire Apartments. Apartments for Deaf-Blind Adults living independently. Tenants live independently in a safe and secure environment with access
to support services which facilitate integration into the community and pursuit of individual interests and goals.
Saskatchewan Group Homes.
University of Toronto,  Adaptive Technology Resource Centre.

The Adaptive Technology Resource Centre (ATRC) is devoted to increasing the accessibility of information technology. The ATRC is involved in research and development to find innovative solutions to accessibility challenges. We also provide training, consultation, and information to help both educators and users to effectively use adaptive technology.

W. Ross Macdonald School Deafblind Unit and Resource Program.
A-Z to Deafblindness