Deaf-Blind Rehabilitation Service

Funding Category
BaseLine Allocations
Service Types
Rehabilitation & Aftercare Services - Services for the Visually & Hearing Impaired
Funding Period
2020 - 2021
Project Code
Agency Name
Hong Kong Society for the Blind, The
Project Name
Deaf-Blind Rehabilitation Service
Approved Allocation
Project Detail

The Deaf-Blind Rehabilitation Service serves people aged 16 and above with dual sensory loss in vision and hearing. Independent living skills training that range from daily living skills to pre-vocational work skills are rendered according to individual needs. A unique communication skills - "tactual sign language" has been developed for them to enhance their social integration, power of self-expression and daily communication with people around them. In addition, instructors’ training workshops are conducted regularly for exchange with fellow rehabilitation workers working with deaf-blind to enhance outcome effectiveness.

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