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This publication presents the outcomes of a small qualitative study that took place in the frame of the European Union-funded Home Sweet Home project. It aims at shedding the light to barriers and enablers for the acceptance of new technologies that are introduced to help older persons live autonomously and manage better their health.

A Norwegian example of communication within a family where the father has lost most of his hearing. Also an example of communication between an elderly couple. Both of the people have reduced hearing.

The Method Specialist Care was created to map the wishes of the inhabitants of De Vlasborch, a home for the visually impaired elderly. Next to that the method will equip the employees of Royal Dutch Visio.

Croatian impression of a deaf blind man. Link to a video of the life of a 74 years old deaf blind man in which he describes how he became deaf blind. He also talks about his education, his problems in communication and about his mobility.

Croatian Association of Deafblind Persons Dodir provides support for all deafblind people in Croatia. Support systems are divided into two parts: Support service and Centre for Sign Language interpreting. Support Service includes providing intervenors( support in mobility) and home instructors ( support for eldery deafblind) Centre for Sign Language Interpreting- sign language interpreters

Variations sur le thème des perdant la vue. Pour Maudy Piot, le bonheur est dans la lutte. C'est à partir de témoignages de "perdant la vue" et surtout à partir de son propre vécu que l'auteur propose un voyage insolite, déconcertant, dans le monde de la perte de la vue.