DeafBlind Citizens in Action
Leveling the playing field for people who are deafblind
To empower people who are deafblind through education, technology, and legislation and to ensure that deafblind persons have a strong political voice so that they may lead productive lives with equal opportunities.
To strive to create a better world where deafblind individuals are empowered through equal opportunities to live fully and productively, including full access to employment, education and technology.
Meet the DBCA Team
Divya Goel joined DBCA in 2009. As Vice President, she is a mentor and guide to all the younger DBCA members. She became passionately interested in advocacy and governmental policy after meeting President Obama in the White House. Divya has a rare Type 3 HARS Usher Syndrome.
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What’s Happening: DBCA Transportation Committee Meet in Portland
Written by: DBCA President Amita Srinivasan Image Description: Kelvin Crosby exploring a tactile map of the the Portland International Airport. Large tactile shapes indicate information like the location of the pet relief area, ticket counters, flight gates, etc....
DBCA Response to Proposed Budget Cuts
Written by: George Stern When the seminal Deafblind Young Adults in Action seminar took place in June of 2009, it was the advent of many pivotal firsts: the first time advocacy and accessibility were systematically combined to provide a fully-accessible leadership...
DBCA thanks Verizon Wireless for its support of the DeafBlind community!