Sense International

Program support in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda
For a training program to teach local rehabilitation workers to identify deafblind children and to disseminate information on deafblindness in local communities.

Once identified children will receive a comprehensive assessment and appropriate educational services from the trained workers, based on an Individual Learning Plan involving the family and the wider community.  The objective is to allow children to communicate with and get involved in their community.
Sense International focuses on creating services for deafblind people in developing countries. It has established programs in India, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Kenya, Peru, Romania, Tanzania and Uganda with the objective of helping deafblind people become active members of their societies through the support of families and local partner organizations already involved in aid to the disabled.