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Fig. 1 | Research Involvement and Engagement

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From: Overcoming barriers to the involvement of deafblind people in conversations about research: recommendations from individuals with Usher syndrome

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Discussion group layout, showing the position of deafblind individuals relative to interpreters, facilitator and researchers and other contributors. The facilitator and researchers [fr] took up a position at one end of the room, but not at the table, and spoke towards attendees (dash-dot arrows). Deafblind individuals requiring sign language interpretation [db1, db2, db3] sat with their backs to the window (diagonal hatching). For BSL interpreting, interpreters [in1] took up a position closest to fr, db1 and db3 that gave them the best lines of sight (dashed arrows). For manual/hands-on signing (double arrow with round ends), interpreter [in2] and db2 sat further back in the room giving in2 sight of both fr and in1 (solid arrows). In2 also sat slightly behind db2 to allow the best access for on-body signing as required

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