Deaf Children Australia

www.deafchildrenaustralia.org.au

Provides information, advocacy, support services and educational resources that respond to the needs of these children and their families.

 

Vicdeaf 

www.vicdeaf.com.au

The Victorian Deaf Society (Vicdeaf) is a non-profit organisation. It is the primary source of reference, referral, advice and support for deaf adults in Victoria.

 

Deaf Access

www.deafaccessvic.com.au

Deaf Access Victoria supports rural and regional communities to plan and develop strategies that enable deaf and hard of hearing people to become more included in their local community.

 

Deafness Foundation

www.deafness.org.au

Support Deaf and Hearing Impaired through research, prevention, early detection and technology.

 

Aussie Deaf Kids

www.aussiedeafkids.com

Support and resources for parents of hard of hearing and deaf children living in Australia. The Aussie Deaf Kids website aims to provide relevant and easy-to-access information.

 

Sign Planet

www.signplanet.net

A place to find, learn, play and print sign language images and activities. It features a fully searchable dictionary and resource database.

 

Signbank

www.auslan.org.au

An interactive dictionary of Auslan

 

 

Australian Hearing

www.hearing.com.au

Australian Hearing is dedicated to helping people manage their hearing impairment. They provide a full range of hearing services for children and young people upto the age of 21, eligible adults and aged pensioners and most war veterans.

 

DEAFNESS ORGANISATIONS

AUSLAN

The Auslan Company

www.auslan.net.au

The Auslan Company runs Auslan courses for the community through to business organisations.

Run "Sing and Sign" classes for families.

 

DEAFNESS RESOURCES

Bilby

www.bilby.net

It is a publishing and consulting company which has Auslan resources.

 

 

Word of Mouth Technology

www.wom.com.au

Specialises in assistive technology for the deaf and hard of hearing

 

 

Sally and Possum

www.sallyandpossum.edu.au

Follow the fun adventures of Sally and Possum as they explore and learn about the world around them using Auslan sign language

My Baby's Hearing

https://www.babyhearing.org/

It is important to know that many babies need a repeat screening test. It does not necessarily mean your baby has a hearing loss. A newborn with normal hearing may fail the first screening due to debris in the ear canal, fluid in the middle ear or moving/crying during the test.

NDIS

https://ndis.gov.au/

NDIS is an independent statutory agency to implement, support and better the lifestyle of Australians with permanent disability, and their families and carers .

Usher Syndrome

https://www.usher-syndrome.org/

Usher syndrome is the most common genetic cause of combined deafness and blindness. More than 400,000 people are affected by this disorder worldwide.