Vision and Mission

Our vision

Deafblind Scotland’s vision is:

A society in which deafblind people have the permanent support and recognition necessary to be equal citizens.

Our aims:

  • to help deafblind people in Scotland live as rightful members of their own communities and to encourage and support contact between deafblind people and sighted hearing people
  • to liaise with health and social service providers to make appropriate assistance available to deafblind people in Scotland
  • to work in partnership with statutory and other agencies to improve the quality of life of deafblind people
  • to raise awareness of both the needs and potential of deafblind people
  • to encourage the provision of facilities, services and support for deafblind people