Communication technology aids

People who are deafblind use many different methods of communication. The method chosen will depend upon the amount of sight and hearing the individual has, the cause of deafblindness and how long the person has had a sensory impairment.

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There is an equally wide range of communication products available. The list below not only categorises the latest and most common devices on the market, but the pages also point to factors that should be considered when looking at communication technology aids for a specific purpose or when deciding the best purchase for your needs.

Follow the page links for stockists and further information.

Braille and Moon

Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC)

Mobile phones

Telephones

Textphones

First published: Wednesday 23 May 2012
Updated: Tuesday 15 October 2013