Mission Statement

 

The Canadian Deafblind Association BC Chapter promotes the awareness and recognition of deafblindness and Intervention.

 

Mandate

 

We are a provincial organization that endeavours to:

 

  • Promote public awareness of deafblindness as a unique disability and work towards official government recognition of deafblindness as a unique disability.
  • Promote the philosophy of Intervention.
  • Work with government and other agencies to initiate and promote the development of programs designed to provide Intervention for individuals who are deafblind.
  • Support the service delivery component of the organization.
  • Promote training in the areas of deafblindness and Intervention.
  • Act as a resource in addressing the needs of individuals who are deafblind