We believe in a world where Deaf & Special Needs children, young people & adults can unlock their potential and achieve through music, the creative arts, education, digital technology and employment.
We want to become a global leader by enabling and advancing the lives of Deaf, Special Needs and Disabled people of all ages, through the use of face-to-face communication & digital technology.
Here are some of our key projects from our charitable work around the world. Click on any of them to learn more.
La Semaine du Son Charter was presented at UNESCO on the 18th of January 2016 with a full auditorium.
Decibels sponsored The Week of Sound UK's Project Director, Maria Ponce and Graphic Designer, Mariela Albani to be part of this event and to establish contact with the international community that organises this project around the world.
Calypso 2022 is a ground-breaking music and arts project designed to unite and empower the Deaf community in Barbados.
Multi-faceted & international, this project will bring together deaf and hearing musicians, artists, film makers, and writers from across the UK, USA and Barbados and feature concerts, workshops, music videos and exhibitions.
These are the latest updates on our life-changing International work. Click any one to learn more.
Ken Carter introduces a selection of highly talented and outstanding Old Oratorians whom he had the privilege of teaching at the Oratory School and who have become leaders in the charities he has set up.
The Research & Development Unit wants to undertake relevant & essential worldwide research programmes concerning medicine, disability, cybernetics, technology and education
Ken Carter provides a brief overview of the latest research study based on experiences of students in higher education.
Ken Carter provides an overview of a book project still to be completed in BATOD Magazine
A fantastic DEAF AWARENESS VIDEO promoting inclusion and the "Deaf Can" model
An interview with Ruth Montgomery, Executive Project Manager, The Calypso Project
Official Music Video Ft. Sean Forbes, Wawa's World, and Joy Nightengale
Ken Carter shares an obituary tribute to Professor Harold Silver in BATOD Magazine
The principal beneficiaries of the estate of Pam & Harold Silver namely Vicki & Claire Silver have established a special Memorial Fund to further the outstanding work of their parents.
Article published in the European Association of Cochlear Implant Users promotes the fantastic work that was successfully delivered in Barbados led by Audiovisability alongside Decibels, Specialkidz, the Peter & Jan Boos Family Foundation Inc. & the Barbados Council for the Disabled
Webinar series is produced in partnership with Sir Muir Gray, Director of the Optimal Ageing Programme at the University of Oxford and with Arts 4 Dementia features William Ogden, one of our Trustee Directors
Calypso 2022 is a ground-breaking music and arts project designed to unite and empower the Deaf community in Barbados. Multi-faceted & international this project will feature concerts, workshops, music videos and exhibitions
Cat Brewer’s “Sign the Show” screens at Holy Names University on Sept. 16 as part of the Oakland International Film Festival.
William Ogden had a very memorable day on Monday 5th September, 2022 at Winchester when he received his BEM from the Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire
We are thrilled to share that one of our Trustee Directors, William Ogden, has been awarded a British Empire Medal for his ‘hands-on’ service that has made a significant difference to the lives of people in the local community.